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Clanricarde, Marquess of (I, 1825 - 1916)


Creation: let.pat. 26 Nov 1825


Extinct: 12 Apr 1916


Family name: de Burgh later de Burgh-Canning




Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent three Moor's Heads couped in profile proper wreathed round the temples Argent and Azure (Canning);  2nd and 3rd, Or a Cross Gules in the dexter canton a Lion rampant Sable (de Burgh)


1st:  A Demi-Lion rampant Argent charged with three Trefoils Vert holding in the dexter paw an Arrow pheoned and flighted proper shafted Or (Canning)2nd:  A Cat-a-mountain sejant guardant proper collared and chained Or (de Burgh)


On either side a Cat-a-mountain guardant proper collared and chained Or


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



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

only son and heir of John Thomas [de Burgh], 13th and 1st Earl of Clanricarde, by his wife Elizabeth Burke, 3rd dau. of Sir Thomas Burke, 1st Bt., of Marble Hill, co. Galway


20 Dec 1802


4 Apr 1825 Hon Harriet Canning (b. 13 Apr 1804; d. 8 Jan 1876), sister and sole hrss. of Charles John [Canning], 1st Earl Canning, and only dau. of Rt Hon George Canning MP, First Lord of the Treasury (Prime Minister) and Chancellor of the Exchequer 1827, by his wife Joan Scott, suo jure Viscountess Canning, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Maj Gen John Scott of Balcomie


1. Lt Col Lord Ulick Canning de Burgh, styled Lord Dunkellin, ADC to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1846-52, State Steward to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1853-54, Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Galway 1857-65 and for co. Galway 1865-67 (b. 12 Jul 1827; dvp. 16 Aug 1867)

2. Lord Hubert George de Burgh later de Burgh-Canning, later 2nd Marquess of Clanricarde

1. Lady Elizabeth Joanna de Burgh (b. 22 Feb 1826; d. 26 Feb 1854), mar. 17 Jul 1845 as his first wife Henry Thynne [Lascelles], 4th Earl of Harewood, and had issue

2. Lady Emily Charlotte de Burgh (b. 19 Oct 1828; d. 10 Oct 1912), mar. 20 Jul 1853 Richard Edmund St Lawrence [Boyle], 9th Earl of Cork, and had issue

3. Lady Catherine de Burgh (d. 9 Apr 1895), mar. 8 Aug 1850 John Weyland, of Woodeaton, co. Oxford, and of Woodrising, co. Norfolk (d. 5 Apr 1902), and had issue

4. Lady Margaret Anne de Burgh (d. 31 Mar 1888), mar. 6 Mar 1856 as his first wife Wentworth Blackett [Beaumont], 1st Baron Allendale, and had issue

5. Lady Harriet Augusta de Burgh (d. 18 Jan 1901), mar. 3 Mar 1859 Thomas Frederick Charles Vernon-Wentworth (d. 1 Jan 1902), and had issue


10 Apr 1874


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)

suc. by



Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1826-27; Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard 1830-34; Privy Councillor 1830; Knight of St Patrick 1831; Lord Lieutenant of co. Galway 1831-74; Ambassador to St Petersburg 1838-41; Postmaster General 1846-52; Lord Privy Seal 1858; Vice Admiral of Connaught


Hubert George [de Burgh later de Burgh-Canning], 2nd Marquess of Clanricarde


10 Nov 1832


12 Apr 1916


in accordance with the will of his maternal uncle, Earl Canning, he took the additional name of Canning by Royal Licence 1862; Member of Parliament (Liberal) for co. Galway 1867-71


On the death of the 2nd Marquess of Clanricarde 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 his five sisters and their descendants.




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