The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Crewe Milnes, Robert Offley Ashburton
Crewe, Earl; First , K.G., P.C.M.A., F.C.A., LL.D., Created Earl, 1895; Marquis, 1911; Earl of Madeley, 1911; Lord Privy Seal Since 1912; His Majesty’s Lieutenant, County of London; Secretary of State for India, Since 1910; b. in of; Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe Milnes , West, 1858; s. of First Baron Houghton; educ. Harrow Trinity College, Cambridge; Private Secretary to the Secretary for Foreign Affairs 1883-84; Lord in waiting to the Queen, 1886; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1892-95; Lord President of the Council 1905-08; Lord Privy Seal 1908; Secretary of for the Colonies, 1908-10; has a Library of 32,000 volumes and a large Collection of autographic letters, Owns 25,000 acres, m. 1st. 1880; Sibyl Marcia, d. of Sir Graham, 3rd Bt.; 2nd.; Lady Margaret Etrenne Hannah , d. of 5th Earl of Rosebery, Publication: stray, verses. Recreations; Hunting, Shooting, Collection of Books; Heir, Earl Madeley; : Crewe Hall, Crewe; and Crewe House, Curzon Street, London.