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Clanricarde, Earl of (I, 1800)


Creation: let.pat. 29 Dec 1800


Family name: de Burgh later Browne




Or a Cross Gules in the dexter canton a Lion rampant Sable


A Cat-a-mountain sejant guardant proper collared and chained Or


On either side a Cat guardant proper collared and chained Or


Ung Roy, Ung Foy, Ung Loy (One King, one faith, one law)



John Thomas [de Burgh], 13th and 1st Earl of Clanricarde, PC

yr. brother and heir of Henry [de Burgh], 1st Marquess and 12th Earl of Clanricarde, and 2nd son of John Smith [Bourke later de Burgh], 11th Earl of Clanricarde, by his wife Hester Amelia Vincent, yst. dau. of Sir Henry Vincent, 6th Bt., of Stoke D'Abernon, co. Surrey


22 Sep 1744


17 Mar 1799 Elizabeth Burke (d. 26 Mar 1854), 3rd dau. of Sir Thomas Burke, 1st Bt., of Marble Hill, co. Galway, by his wife Christian Browne, dau. of James Browne, of Limerick


1. Hon Ulick John de Burgh, later 14th and 2nd Earl of Clanricarde later 1st Marquess of Clanricarde

1. Lady Hester Catherine de Burgh (b. 16 Jan 1800; d. 17 Feb 1878), mar. 4 Mar 1816 Howe Peter [Browne], 2nd Marquess of Sligo, and had issue

2. Lady Emily de Burgh (b. 13 Aug 1807; d. 5 Dec 1842), mar. 9 Jan 1826 as his first wife Thomas [St Lawrence], 3rd Earl of Howth, and had issue


27 Jul 1808


19 Dec 1800 Earl of Clanricarde, with remainder failing his issue male, to his 1st and every other daughter in priority of birth, and to the heir male of the body of such daughter

suc. by



Lt Col of the 68th Foot, Maj Gen 1793, Lieut Gen 1798 and Gen 1803; suc. his brother as 13th Earl of Clanricarde 8 Dec 1797; Custos Rotulorum for co. Galway 1798-1808; Privy Councillor [I] 1801; Governor of Hull 1801-08; a Representative Peer of Ireland 1800-08


Ulick John [de Burgh], 14th and 2nd Earl of Clanricarde later 1st Marquess of Clanricarde, KP PC


26 Nov 1825 Marquess of Clanricarde (Peerage of Ireland)

13 Dec 1826 Baron Somerhill, of Somerhill in the County of Kent (Peerage of the United Kingdom)


Both Earldoms of Clanricarde were held by the Marquesses of Clanricarde from 26 Nov 1825 until 12 Apr 1916, when on the death of Hubert George [de Burgh later de Burgh-Canning], 2nd Marquess of Clanricarde, 15th and 3rd Earl of Clanricarde, etc., without a male heir, all his titles became extinct except for the Earldom of Clanricarde created in 1800, which under the terms of the special remainder contained in the Letters Patent creating the title passed to his cousin once removed George Ulick [Browne], 6th Marquess of Sligo, as the next heir of the 1st Earl of Clanricarde of this creation, passing over the five sisters of the late Marquess and their descendants.




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