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Mary Ronalds
Date: 1839-1916
Remarks: In 1859, Miss Mary Frances Cater, of Boston, married Pierre Lorillard Ronalds (d. 1905). The couple had three children: Pierre Lorillard Ronalds, Jr., Reginald Ronalds (d. 1924), and Mrs. Ritchie of London. The Ronalds were separated in 1867, but never divorced. She moved to London (ca. 1870), while on a visit to Paris she met Napoleon III, and they became close friends. Mrs. Ronalds became very involved with London society. The Prince of Wales and Sir Arthur Sullivan were among her friends.