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Blakeney, William, Baron Blakeneylocked

  • H. M. Stephens
  • , revised by Richard Harding


Blakeney, William, Baron Blakeney (1671/2–1761), army officer, the eldest son in the family of five sons and four daughters of William Blakeney (d. 1717/18) and his wife, Elizabeth Bowerman, was born at Mount Blakeney, co. Limerick, Ireland, on 7 September 1671 or 1672. His father was a fairly wealthy country gentleman who represented the borough of ...

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