McGrath, C. Ivar

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Annesley, Francis

Annesley, Francis (1663–1750), barrister and politician, was born 14 October 1663, eldest son of the Hon. Francis Annesley (1628–a.1705) of Castlewellan, Co. Down, and his wife Deborah (d. 1672), daughter of Henry Jones (qv),…

Brewster, Sir Francis

Brewster, Sir Francis (d. c.1704), alderman of Dublin, was lord mayor 1674–5. In 1670 he received a conveyance of land in Castletowndelvin, Co. Westmeath, while he also owned lands in Cullinane, Co. Kerry. The annual rent roll for the Kerry estate amounted to £672 in 1733,…

Brodrick, Thomas

Brodrick, Thomas (1654–1730), politician, was born 4 August 1654, eldest son and heir of Sir St John Brodrick (1627–1711) of Midleton, Co. Cork, and his wife Alice, daughter of Laurence Clayton of Mallow, Co. Cork. Thomas's father, originally from Wandsworth, Surrey, had served in…

Capel (Capell), Sir Henry

Capel (Capell), Sir Henry (1638–96), Baron Capel of Tewkesbury , chief governor, was baptised 6 March 1638, second son of Arthur, Baron Capel of Hadham, and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Charles Morrison of Cassiobridge, Hertfordshire, England. He was elected to the English…

Coningsby, Thomas

Coningsby, Thomas (1657–1729), Baron Coningsby of Clanbrassil and earl of Coningsby , lord justice and officeholder, was born 2 November 1657, only son and heir of Humphrey Coningsby of Hampton Court, Herefordshire, and his wife Lettice Loftus (daughter of Sir Arthur Loftus of…

Culliford, William

Culliford, William (d. 1724), revenue commissioner, was fourth son of Robert Culliford of Encombe, Dorset, England, and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Edward Lawrence of Creech Grange, Dorset. He was educated at Shaftesbury grammar school. In 1666 he was appointed to his first…

Erle, Thomas

Erle, Thomas (c.1650–1720), soldier and lord justice of Ireland, was second-born but first surviving son of Thomas Erle (d. 1650) of Axmouth, Devon, and his wife Susanna, daughter of William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele. He was educated at Trinity College, Oxford (…

Keightley, Thomas

Keightley, Thomas (c.1650–1719), government official, was born in Hertfordshire, England, only son of William Keightley of Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, and his wife Anne, daughter of John Williams of London. In 1672 he was appointed gentleman-usher to…

Maxwell, Henry

Maxwell, Henry (c.1669–1730), politician and political writer, of Finnebrogue, Co. Down, was son of the Rev. Robert Maxwell (d. 1686?), Church of Ireland clergyman, and his wife Jane, daughter of the Rev. Robert Chichester of Belfast. Maxwell's family were of Scottish…

Methuen, John

Methuen, John (c.1649–1706), lord chancellor of Ireland, was the eldest son of Paul Methuen, clothier, of Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, and his wife Grace, daughter of John Ashe of Freshford, Somerset. He matriculated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford (1665), aged 15, and entered…

Ponsonby, Brabazon

Ponsonby, Brabazon (1679–1758), 2nd Viscount Duncannon , 1st earl of Bessborough , revenue commissioner and lord justice of Ireland, was eldest son of William Ponsonby (1659–1724), 1st Baron Bessborough and Viscount Duncannon, of Bessborough, Co. Kilkenny, and his wife Mary (d.…

Savage, Philip

Savage, Philip (1644–1717), chancellor of the exchequer, was born in February 1644 in Dublin, only son of Valentine Savage (d. 1670?) and his wife Anne Haughton, both of Dublin. He had three younger sisters. He was educated by Mr Golbourne of Dublin, entering…

Sidney (Sydney), Henry

Sidney (Sydney), Henry (1641–1704), Viscount Sidney , lord lieutenant of Ireland (1692–3), of London and Kent, was born in Paris c. March 1641, fourth son of Robert Sidney, 2nd earl of Leicester (d. 1677), and his wife Lady Dorothy (d. 1659), daughter of Henry Percy, earl…

Southwell, Sir Thomas

Southwell, Sir Thomas (c.1665–1720), Baron Southwell of Castle Mattress, Co. Limerick, revenue commissioner, was born at Glanamorohe Rhaiaile, Co. Limerick, first of four sons of Richard Southwell of Callow (d. a. February 1680) and his wife Elizabeth, daughter…

Tollet, George

Tollet, George (d. c.1721/2), mathematician and early scientist, had (although details of his parents and date of birth are unknown) three brothers, Charles, John, and Thomas, and a sister, Mary. All of his siblings were married, and had children: Charles had a son named…