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Emily Harriet Kerrison, Lady Mahon, Countess Stanhope, Lady Stanhope (1815–1834)
Emily Harriet Stanhope, Lady Mahon, Countess Stanhope, Lady Stanhope (1834–1873)


Second daughter of Sir Edward Kerrison. Married Philip Henry Stanhope, Viscount Mahon, in 1834. Became Countess Stanhope when her husband succeeded as 5th Earl Stanhope in 1855.


Complete peerage

ODNB s.v. Kerrison, Sir Edward, and Stanhope, Philip Henry, 5th Earl Stanhope


Complete peerage: The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant. By George Edward Cokayne. Revised edition. Edited by Vicary Gibbs, et al. 13 vols. in 14. London: St Catherine Press. 1910–59.

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.