Landlords

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Butler, Pierce

Butler, Pierce (1744–1822), soldier, planter, slaveholder, delegate to the constitutional convention and US senator, was born in Ballintemple House, Co. Carlow on 11 July 1744, the third son of Sir Richard Butler, 5th baronet of Cloughgrenan and member of the Irish parliament, and…

Preston, Sir William

Preston, Sir William (d. 1532), 2nd Viscount Gormanston , landowner, was the son of Robert Preston (qv), 1st Viscount Gormanston, and his wife Janet (Genet), daughter of Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton, Lancashire, England. His father,…

St George, Richard St George Mansergh

St George, Richard St George Mansergh (c.1752–98), landlord, artist and soldier, was born Richard St George Mansergh, the only son of James Mansergh, landowner and soldier of Macrony Castle, Co. Cork, and his second wife Mary, a natural daughter of Lieutenant-General…