Some articles on 1st earl of ypres:
... He married Eleanora Selby-Lowndes - one of seven sisters known as the “Belles of Bletchley” - in 1880 they had two sons and two daughters ... Neither his second wife, nor his daughter Essex who died in 1979, were ever aware of his first marriage ...
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But she was somde, deef, and that was scathe.
Of clooth makyng the hadde swich an haunt,
She passed hem of Ypres and of Gaunt.”
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