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Glandore, Earl of (I, 1776 - 1815)


Creation: let.pat. 22 Jul 1776


Extinct: 23 Oct 1815


Family name: Crosbie




Argent a Lion rampant Sable armed and langued Gules in chief two dexter hands couped and erect of the last


Three Swords two in saltire points downwards and one in pale point upwards entwined with a Snake all proper


Two Leopards reguardant proper collared and chained Or


 Indignante invidia florebit justus



William [Crosbie], 2nd Baron Branden later 1st Viscount Crosbie later 1st Earl of Glandore, PC

1st son and heir of Maurice [Crosbie], 1st Baron Branden, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Anne FitzMaurice, 1st dau. of Thomas [FitzMaurice], 1st Earl of Kerry


May 1716

mar. (1)

Nov 1745 Lady Theodosia Bligh (b. c. 1723; d. 20 May 1777), dau. of John [Bligh], 1st Earl of Darnley, by his wife Lady Theodosia Hyde, suo jure Baroness Clifton of Leighton Bromswold, only surv. dau. and hrss. of Edward [Hyde], 3rd Earl of Clarendon

children by first wife

1. Maurice Crosbie (b. 17 Feb 1749; dvp. 10 Nov 1749)

2. Hon John Crosbie, later 2nd Earl of Glandore

1. Lady Anne Crosbie (b. 1 Dec 1754), mar. May 1775 John William Talbot, of Mount Talbot, co. Roscommon, son of William Talbot, of Mount Talbot, co. Roscommon, by his wife Elizabeth Rose, and had issue

2. Lady Theodosia Crosbie (b. 12 Mar 1756; d. 3 Jun 1782)

3. Lady Arabella Crosbie (b. 21 Oct 1757), mar. 27 Feb 1783 her cousin Hon Edward Ward, Member of Parliament for Co. Down (b. 30 Apr 1753; d. Nov 1812), 2nd son of Bernard [Ward], 1st Viscount Bangor, by his wife Lady Anne Magill, widow of Robert Hawkins Magill, of Gill Hall, co. Down, and dau. of John [Bligh], 1st Earl of Darnley, by his wife Lady Theodosia Hyde, suo jure Baroness Clifton of Leighton Bromswold, only surv. dau. and hrss. of Edward [Hyde], 3rd Earl of Clarendon, and had issue

mar. (2)

1 Nov 1777 Jane Ward (d. Sep 1787; bur. at Ardfert, co. Kerry), widow of John Ward and dau. of Edward Vesey


11 Apr 1781 (bur. at Ardfert, co. Kerry)


30 Nov 1771 Viscount Crosbie, of Ardfert in County Kerry

22 Jul 1776 Earl of Glandore, of Glandore in County Cork

suc. by

son by first wife


Member of Parliament for Ardfert 1735-62; suc. his father as 2nd Baron Branden 13 Jan 1762; Custos Rotulorum of Co. Kerry 1770-81 ; Privy Councillor [I] 1766


John [Crosbie], 2nd Earl of Glandore, PC


25 May 1752


26 Nov 1777 Hon Diana Sackville-Germain (b. 8 Jul 1756; d. 29 Aug 1814), 1st dau. of George [Sackville-Germain], 1st Viscount Sackville, by his wife Diana Sambroke, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of John Sambroke


s.p. 23 Oct 1815


Member of Parliament for Athboy 1775-76 and for Ardfert 1776-81; Custos Rotulorum for County Kerry 1785-1815; Privy Councillor [I] 1785; Joint Master of the Irish Rolls 1789-1801; a Representative Peer for Ireland 1801-15; FSA 1801; FRS 1803


On the death of the 2nd Earl of Glandore the Earldom of Glandore became extinct and the Barony of Branden passed to his cousin and heir male, William Crosbie.


 First written 18 Jun 2006



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