Dame Ingrid Roscoe was born on May 27, 1944,she was a writer on English art and Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire.
Roscoe abandoned her English degree at the University of Nottingham to marry Marshall Roscoe, at the age of 19, and had three children. She was very interested in the arts, publishing articles and then studying at the University of Leeds, completing a BA and PhD. Her doctoral thesis on Peter Scheemakers was published by the Walpole society. She stayed on at Leeds University to lecture in the 1990s. On 15 July 2010 Roscoe was given an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by the university.
Deeply saddened to hear Dame Ingrid Roscoe, DCVO, has passed away. She served 14 years as Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire with great enthusiasm and loyalty and was a much loved and respected lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this very sad time.
— East Riding Lieutenancy (@ERLieutenancy) June 30, 2020
She died on June 28, 2020 at the age of 76.
Her cause of death is still unknown. We will update you as soon as we have more information about her death.
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