Caroline Alice Elgar

Caroline Alice Elgar

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Caroline Alice, Lady Elgar was an English author of verse and prose fiction, who married the composer Edward Elgar. Caroline Alice Roberts, known as Alice, was born in Bhooj, Gujarat, India, in 1848. She was the youngest child and only daughter of Major-General Sir Henry Gee Roberts KCB, and Julia Maria Raikes. Her three elder brothers were Albert Henry Roberts, Frederick Boyd Roberts and Stanley Napier Roberts. Their father was serving in India at the time of the Indian Rebellion, and he died when Alice was aged only 12. She was from a distinguished family: on her mother's side her grandfather was the Rev. Robert Napier Raikes, her great-grandfather Robert Raikes was a founder of the Sunday school movement, and her uncle was British Indian Army General Robert Napier Raikes. As a girl she studied with the amateur geologist Rev W. S. Symonds and they and a group of her friends went fossil-hunting on the banks of the river Severnshow more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136757400
  • 9786136757407