Eustace Tennyson d’Eyncourt

1835 Free 46th REGT MAGHERA SIGNED TENNYSON d' EYNCOURT copy - Copy

An 1835 Free letter sent to the 46th Regiment of Foot who were stationed at Maghera at this time. This letter was addressed to Eustace Tennyson d’ Eyncourt, who was the youngest and favourite son of Charles Tennyson d’Eyncourt, a Member of Parliament. Does that name sound familiar? Eustace Tennyson d’Eyncourt, was the cousin of Alfred Tennyson, later Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson.. he of ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’ fame. Unfortunately, this young army Captain died in Barbados in 1842.

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