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  1. Countesses by marriage Gundreda de Warenne, Countess of Warwick (died before 1184) Matilda de Percy, Countess of Warwick (died 1204) Philippa Basset, Countess of Warwick (died 1265) Maud FitzJohn, Countess of Warwick (c.1238-1301) Alice de Toeni, Countess of Warwick (1284-1325) Katherine Mortimer, ...

  2. Frances Evelyn "Daisy" Greville, Countess of Warwick was a British socialite and philanthropist. Although embedded in late-Victorian British high society, she was also a campaigning socialist, supporting many schemes to aid the less well off in education, housing, employment, and pay. She established colleges for the education of women in agriculture and market gardening, first in Reading, then in Studley. She established a needlework school and employment scheme in Essex as well ...

  3. 1861 – 1938 A.D. Frances Evelyn, Countess of Warwick, a British philanthropist and social leader. She married the fifth Earl of Warwick, and founded various organizations for the welfare of the poor, the nursing of the sick, and the care of crippled children.

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    Mary Rich, Countess of Warwick was the seventh daughter of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, and his second wife, Catherine Fenton, only daughter of Sir Geoffrey Fenton, Principal Secretary of State for Ireland, and Alice Weston. She was born in 1625 in Youghal, County Cork, and after her mother's death in 1628, was raised by her relatives Sir Richa...

    Mary was noted from childhood onwards for her exceptional stubbornness and independence. Her father, who was probably the most formidable figure in Irish politics at the time, called her "my unruly daughter" and was unable to control her. He arranged a marriage for her with Lord

    Although she relied on her independence, Mary was known as a good woman with Puritan values. Her life illustrates the remarkable journey of an Irishwoman who was committed to her life and virtues in the 17th century. Mary's experiences, which she usually recorded in her autobiogr

    Mary Rich kept a diary for the last eleven years of her life, in which she recorded her day-to-day affairs and other occurrences throughout the period. After her husband's death in 1673, Mary underwent extreme grief, as expressed in this diary entry: This greatest trial of my life did for a long time disorder my frail house of clay, and made me hav...

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    Katherine Mortimer, Countess of Warwick was the wife of Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th Earl of Warwick KG, an English peer, and military commander during the Hundred Years War. She was a daughter and co-heiress of Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March and Joan de Geneville, Baroness Geneville. Sometime before 1355, she became an important figure at the roya...

    Katherine Mortimer was born at Ludlow Castle, Shropshire, England, in 1314, one of the twelve children and a co-heiress of Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March and Joan de Geneville, Baroness Geneville. Her paternal grandparents were Edmund Mortimer, 2nd Baron Mortimer and Margaret de Fiennes, and her maternal grandparents were Sir Piers de Geneville,...

    On 19 April 1319, when she was about five years-old, Katherine was married to Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th Earl of Warwick, eldest son of Guy de Beauchamp, 10th Earl of Warwick and Alice de Toeni. Their marriage required a Papal dispensation as they were related within the prohibited third and fourth degrees. Beauchamp had succeeded to the earldom at ...

    Katherine Mortimer died on 4 August 1369 at the age of about fifty-five. Two years before her death, in 1367, Katherine was a legatee in the will of her sister Agnes de Hastings, Countess of Pembroke. Katherine was buried in St. Mary's Church, Warwick, Warwickshire. She lies alongside her husband, who died three months after her of the Black Death....

  4. A documentary focusing on the extraordinary life of Daisy, Countess of Warwick (Frances Evelyn Maynard) written and produced by Adam Busiakiewicz and Aaron Manning. In this documentary Daisy's life...

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