Creighton, Anne

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Burke, William

Burke, William (d. 1687), 7th earl of Clanricard , catholic nobleman, was the second son of Sir William Burke and Joan, daughter of Dermot O'Shaugnessy (qv; see Roger O'Shaugnessy) of Gort, Co. Galway. He was a colonel in the king's service in 1640 and…

Fitzpatrick, John (‘Jack’)

Fitzpatrick, John (‘Jack’) (d. p.1693?), army officer and politician, was the son of Florence Fitzpatrick, of Castletown, in the barony of Upper Ossory, Queen's County, who was a member of the commons in the confederate general assembly, 1642–9. The Fitzpatricks had…

MacCarthy, Callaghan

MacCarthy, Callaghan (d. 1676), 3rd earl of Clancarty , nobleman, was born in Ireland in the late 1630s, the son of Donough MacCarthy (qv) (1594–1665), 1st earl of Clancarty, of Macroom, Co. Cork, and Eleanor Butler, sister of…

Maginn, Patrick (‘Father Patrick’)

Maginn, Patrick (‘Father Patrick’) (d. 1683), royal chaplain and political agent, was a member of the Magennis family of Iveagh, Co. Down. At least two of his brothers were also catholic clergymen, one of whom, Ronan, subscribed to the Irish catholic remonstrance of 1661, and…

Manby, Peter

Manby, Peter (d. 1697), dean of Derry, controversialist, and convert to Roman catholicism, was the son of Lieutenant-Colonel Manby. A scholar of TCD, he graduated BA in 1660 and on 23 November the…

Plunket, Luke

Plunket, Luke (1639–84), 3rd earl of Fingall , nobleman and catholic lobbyist, was the son and heir of Christopher Plunket, 2nd earl of Fingall, of Killeen castle, Dunsany, Co. Meath. His mother was Mabel Barnewall, daughter of

Talbot, Sir Robert

Talbot, Sir Robert (b. 1608; d. in or after 1671), 2nd baronet, lawyer, and politician, was the son of Sir William Talbot (qv) (d. 1634) of Carton, Co. Kildare, and Alison, daughter of John Netterville of Castleton, Co. Meath. He…