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Browne, Thomas, fourth Viscount Kenmare (1726–1795), landowner and politician  

Liam Chambers

Browne, Thomas, fourth Viscount Kenmare (1726–1795), landowner and politician, was born in April 1726, probably at Killarney, co. Kerry, the second of four children of Valentine Browne, third Viscount Kenmare (1695–1736), landowner, and his first wife, Honoria Butler (d. 1730), daughter of ...

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Brydges, Sir Richard (c. 1500–1558), landowner and administrator  

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Burke, Ulick, marquess of Clanricarde (1604–1658)  

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Ulick Burke, marquess of Clanricarde (1604–1658) by unknown artist © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Burke [de Burgh], Ulick, marquess of Clanricarde (1604–1658), landowner and politician  

Jane Ohlmeyer

Burke [de Burgh], Ulick, marquess of Clanricarde (1604–1658), landowner and politician, was the only son of Richard de Burgh, fourth earl of Clanricarde (1572–1635), and his wife, Frances (d. 1632), daughter and heir of Sir Francis Walsingham and widow of Sir Philip Sidney...

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Croft [Crofts, Craftes], Sir Herbert (c. 1565–1629), administrator and landowner  

David Daniel Rees

Croft [Crofts, Craftes], Sir Herbert (c. 1565–1629), administrator and landowner, was the eldest surviving son of Edward Croft (d. 1601) [see under Croft, Sir James] of Croft Castle, Herefordshire, and his first wife, Anne (d. 1575), daughter and heir of ...

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Dease, Edmund Gerald (1829–1904), landowner and politician  

Alan O'Day

Dease, Edmund Gerald (1829–1904), landowner and politician, was the second son of Gerald Dease of Turbotston, co. Westmeath, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of Edmund O'Callaghan of Kilgory, co. Clare. He was born into one of the oldest and most prominent Catholic families in ...

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Esmonde, Sir Thomas Henry Grattan, eleventh baronet (1862–1935), landowner and politician  

Patrick Maume

Esmonde, Sir Thomas Henry Grattan, eleventh baronet (1862–1935), landowner and politician, was born on 21 September 1862 in Pau, France, the eldest of seven children of Sir John Esmonde, tenth baronet (1826–1876), Liberal and Home Rule MP for Waterford County from 1852 to 1876, and his wife, ...

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Fitzgerald, Sir John (c. 1540–1582), rebel and landowner  

Christopher Maginn

Fitzgerald, Sir John (c. 1540–1582), rebel and landowner, was the second legitimate son of James fitz John Fitzgerald, thirteenth earl of Desmond (d. 1558), and More or Maud (d. 1548), daughter of Sir Mulroney MacShane O'Carroll, lord of Ely O'Carroll. Fitzgerald spent his formative years learning the intricacies of local politics and warfare with his brother ...

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Fitzgerald, John fitz Edmund (d. 1589), landowner and rebel  

Anthony M. McCormack

Fitzgerald, John fitz Edmund (d. 1589), landowner and rebel, was the son of Edmund fitz Maurice Fitzgerald, seneschal of Imokilly, and Shylie, daughter of Mulroney O'Carroll, lord of Ely O'Carroll. He married Honora, daughter of James fitz Maurice Fitzgerald, with whom he had two sons, ...

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Fitzmaurice, Patrick, seventeenth baron of Kerry and Lixnaw (c. 1551–1600), landowner and rebel  

Christopher Maginn

Fitzmaurice, Patrick, seventeenth baron of Kerry and Lixnaw (c. 1551–1600), landowner and rebel, was the eldest of five children of Thomas Fitzmaurice, sixteenth baron of Kerry and Lixnaw (c. 1502–1590), landowner and rebel, and his first wife, Margaret (d. c.1564), daughter of ...

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Fitzmaurice, Thomas, sixteenth baron of Kerry and Lixnaw (c. 1502–1590), landowner and rebel  

Christopher Maginn

Fitzmaurice, Thomas, sixteenth baron of Kerry and Lixnaw (c. 1502–1590), landowner and rebel, the fourth son of Edmund Fitzmaurice, tenth baron of Kerry and Lixnaw (d. 1543), and his wife, Úna, daughter of Tadhg MacMahon. He was born in co. Kerry, probably at ...

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Gordon, Alexander, second duke of Gordon (c. 1678–1728), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner  

Eric Richards

Gordon, Alexander, second duke of Gordon (c. 1678–1728), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner, was the only son of George Gordon, first duke of Gordon (b. in or before 1649, d. 1716), and Lady Elizabeth Howard (d. 1732), eldest surviving daughter of the sixth duke of Norfolk...

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Herbert, Auberon Mark Yvo Henry Molyneux (1922–1974), landowner and campaigner for eastern European causes  

Raymond Carr

Herbert, Auberon Mark Yvo Henry Molyneux (1922–1974), landowner and campaigner for eastern European causes, born in Egham on 25 April 1922, was the only son of Aubrey Nigel Henry Molyneux Herbert (1880–1923), MP, of Pixton Park, Dulverton, and his wife, Mary Gertrude Vesey (1889–1970)...

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Howard [née Shireburne], Mary, duchess of Norfolk (1692–1754), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner  

John Callow

Howard [née Shireburne], Mary, duchess of Norfolk (1692–1754), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner, was born on 22 November 1692 at Bedford Row, Bloomsbury, the second daughter and third (but second surviving) child of Sir Nicholas Shireburne (1658–1717) and Catherine Charleton (d. 1728)...

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Lumley, John, fifth Baron Lumley (b. in or before 1492, d. 1545), landowner and rebel  

Christine M. Newman

Lumley, John, fifth Baron Lumley (b. in or before 1492, d. 1545), landowner and rebel, of Lumley, co. Durham, was born in or before 1492, being at least eighteen in 1510. He was the son and heir of Richard Lumley, fourth Baron Lumley...

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Maxwell, William, of Terregles, fifth Lord Herries of Terregles (c. 1555–1603), politician and landowner  

John Stewart Rule

Maxwell, William, of Terregles, fifth Lord Herries of Terregles (c. 1555–1603), politician and landowner, was probably born at Hoddom, the eldest son of Sir John Maxwell of Terregles, later fourth Lord Herries of Terregles (c. 1512–1583), and his wife, Agnes Herries (c...

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Molyneux, Richard, first Viscount Molyneux of Maryborough (bap. 1594, d. 1636), office-holder and landowner  

Malcolm Gratton

Molyneux, Richard, first Viscount Molyneux of Maryborough (bap. 1594, d. 1636), office-holder and landowner, was baptized at Walton, Lancashire, on 21 February 1594, the eldest surviving son of Sir Richard Molyneux, baronet, of Sefton, Lancashire (1559–1623), and his wife, Frances Gerard, eldest daughter of ...

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Mordaunt, John, second Baron Mordaunt (1508–1571), landowner and administrator  

C. S. Knighton

Mordaunt, John, second Baron Mordaunt (1508–1571), landowner and administrator, was the eldest son of John Mordaunt, first Baron Mordaunt (c. 1480x85–1562), and his wife, Elizabeth Vere. He married, before 24 February 1526, Ela, daughter of John FitzLewis (son and heir of Sir Richard FitzLewis...

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John Mordaunt, second Baron Mordaunt (1508–1571) by unknown artist, 1564 Principal and Fellows of Brasenose College, Oxford

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O'Conor, Charles Owen [known as O'Conor Don] (1838–1906), landlord in Ireland and politician  

G. Le G. Norgate

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O'Conor, Charles Owen [known as O'Conor Don] (1838–1906), landlord in Ireland and politician, was born on 7 May 1838 in Dublin. He was the eldest son of Denis O'Conor of Belanagare and Clonallis, co. Roscommon, and Mary, née Blake, daughter of Major Blake...