The Pocket Peerage of England, Scotland Et Ireland Volume 2

The Pocket Peerage of England, Scotland Et Ireland Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1790 edition. Excerpt: ...county of Leicester, where it was seated sor many centuries. Simon Skeffington lived there in the reign of Edward I. and John Skeffington, of Fisherwick, in the county of Stafford, ancestor of the Earl of Massareene, married Alice, seventh daughter of Sir Thomas Cave, Baronet, and was father of Sir William, who by Charles I. in 1627, was created a Baronet of England; from whom descended Sir John Skeffington, the fifth Baronet, who marrying Mary, daughter and heir of John Clotworthy, Lord Viscount Maifareene, succeeded to his estate and title by virtue of the entail. He was succeeded by his son Clotworthy, the father of another Clotworthy, the 3d Viscount Massareene, who on September 9, 1713, married Catharine, eldest dauc'liter of Arthur, Earl of Donegal, by whom, who died 1749, he had issue five sons, and two daughters, viz. Clotworthy, his heir.--Arthur, a Captain in the Regiment of Royal.Carabineers, who died April 1, 1747, without issue.--Rev. John, Rector of Clonmarney, in the diocese of Derry, &c. and died 1753, having married the daughter of Mr. Thornton, by whom he had a son John Clotworthy.--Hungersord died 1768.--Hugh, an officer ofHarse.--Catharine, wise of Arthur Mohun, Viscount Doneraile, and died April 3, 1751.--Rachael died unmarried. His Lordship died Feb. 11, 1738, and was succeeded by his eldest son, Clotworthy.who, on July 3,1756, was created Earl of Massareene. On March 10,1738, he married Anne, eldest daughter of the Rev. Dr. Daniel, Dean of Dow ne, and by her, who died March 24, 1740, he had no issue. On November 5, 1741, he married, idly, Elizabeth only daughter of Henry Eyre, of the county of Derby, Esq. by whom he had issue five sons and. two daughters; Clotworthy, the present Earl.--Henry, in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123657222X
  • 9781236572226