Henry Lowther, 3rd Earl of Lonsdale

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Henry Lowther, 3rd Earl of Lonsdale (27 March 1818 – 15 August 1876) was a British nobleman and Conservative politician, the eldest son of Henry Cecil Lowther and Lady Lucy Sherard.

He married Emily Susan Caulfeild on 31 July 1852. They had six children:

Lady Sibyl Emily Lowther (d. 11 June 1932), married Major General John George Williams Knox on 30 April 1886

St George Henry Lowther, 4th Earl of Lonsdale (1855–1882)

Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale (1857–1944)

Hon. Charles Edwin Lowther (11 July 1859 – 2 April 1888), married Kate Fink on 12 June 1878

Lady Verena Maud Lowther (6 April 1865 – 25 December 1938), married Victor Spencer, 1st Viscount Churchill on 1 January 1887, divorced 1927

Lancelot Edward Lowther, 6th Earl of Lonsdale (1867–1953)

In 1868, he succeeded his uncle William in his Lord Lieutenancies, and in 1872 as Earl of Lonsdale.

In 1870, he became Master of the Cottesmore Hunt.