The Lady Herries of Terregles
|14th Lady Herries of Terregles|
|Predecessor||Bernard Fitzalan-Howard, 16th Duke of Norfolk, 13th Lord|
|Successor||Mary Mumford, 15th Lady Herries of Terregles|
|Known for||Racehorse trainer|
|Born||Anne Elizabeth Fitzalan-Howard|
12 June 1938
|Died||23 November 2014 (aged 76)|
|Spouse(s)||(Michael) Colin Cowdrey, Baron Cowdrey of Tonbridge|
|Parents||Bernard Fitzalan-Howard, 16th Duke of Norfolk|
The Hon. Lavinia Strutt
Anne Elizabeth Cowdrey, 14th Lady Herries of Terregles, Baroness Cowdrey of Tonbridge (néeFitzalan-Howard; 12 June 1938 – 23 November 2014) was a British racehorse trainer and peeress.
Lady Herries was the eldest of the four daughters of Bernard Fitzalan-Howard, 16th Duke of Norfolk (who was also the 13th Lord Herries of Terregles) and his wife, Lavinia Fitzalan-Howard, Duchess of Norfolk (formerly The Hon Lavinia Strutt).
Upon the death of her father in 1975 without a son, Lady Anne Fitzalan-Howard (as she then was) as the eldest daughter inherited the Herries of Terregles title, a Scottish Lordship of Parliament, and became the 14th Lady Herries of Terregles.The dukedom and the 16th duke's other titles passed to his heir male, Miles Fitzalan-Howard. From 1975 until the reform of the House of Lords in 1999, Herries was eligible to sit in the Lords but chose not to do so.
Herries operated as a racehorse trainerfor over thirty years from the Angmering Park estate, on the South Downs, near Arundel, Sussex. The most notable horse she trained was the Racing Post Trophy and Prix du Jockey Club winner Celtic Swing, who was crowned the champion two-year-old of 1994. She also had success in the King Edward VII Stakes, Great Voltigeur Stakes, Coronation Cup and Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud with Sheriff's Star. Amongst her other notable horses was Taufan's Melody who won the Caulfield Cup in Australia at odds of 66–1 in 1998, while she won the Wetherby Pattern Chase, Eider Chase and Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase with Set Point in the 1970s. She trained fewer winners in later years, but her 2014 record of seven flat winners had been one of her highest for several seasons.
She grew up at Arundel Castle and was educated at the Priory School at Arundel and the Convent of the Sacred Heart at Woldingham (now called Woldingham School). From 1970 to 1979 she lived at Everingham in the East Riding of Yorkshire, where she was Master of Foxhounds for the Middleton Hunt, before returning to the Arundel area. She began training racehorses at Angmering in 1983.
In 1985, Herries married England cricketer Colin Cowdrey, the couple remained married until Cowdrey's death in 2000. Herries died in 2014, aged 76, from pneumonia.
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