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Allen, Viscount (I, 1717 - 1845)

 

Creation: let.pat. 28 Aug 1717

 

Extinct: 21 Sep 1845

 

Family name: Allen

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Arms:

Argent two Bars wavy Azure on a Chief of the last an Estoile between two Escallops Or

Crest:

A Bezant charged with a Talbot's Head erased Sable

Supporters:

On either side a Talbot Sable

Motto:

 Triumpho Morte Tam Vita

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John [Allen], 1st Viscount Allen, PC

son and heir of Sir Joshua Allen, of Mullynahack, near Dublin, merchant and Lord Mayor of Dublin 1673, by his wife Mary Wybrow, sister of Capt Richard Wybrow, of co. Chester, and dau. of John Wybrow, of co. Kerry and co. Limerick

born

13 Feb 1660/1

mar.

after 23 Jul 1684 Mary FitzGerald (b. 22 Aug 1666;  d. after 19 Aug 1697), sister of Robert [FitzGerald], 19th Earl of Kildare, and 1st dau. of Capt Hon Robert FitzGerald (by his wife Mary Clotworthy, dau. and hrss. of James Clotworthy, of Monnimore, co. Londonderry), 2nd son of Gerald [FitzGerald], 16th Earl of Kildare, by his wife Lady Joan Boyle, 4th dau. by his second wife of Richard [Boyle], 1st Earl of Cork

children

1. Hon Joshua Allen, later 2nd Viscount Allen

2. Hon Robert Allen, Member of Parliament for co. Wicklow (d. 1741), mar., and had issue:

1a. Mary Allen (d. 1799), mar. 1732 Robert Boswell, of Ballycurry, co. Wicklow, and has issue

2a. Frances Allen (d. 1763), mar. 3 Apr 1738 William Paul Warren, of Grangebegg, co. Kildare, and had issue

3. Hon Richard Allen, Member of Parliament for co. Kildare (b. 16 Jul 1696; d. 14 Apr 1745), mar. Dorothy Green, dau. and cohrss. of Maj Samuel Green, of Killaghy, co. Tipperary, and had issue:

1a. John Allen, later 4th Viscount Allen

2a. Joshua Allen, later 5th Viscount Allen

3a. Richard Allen

1a. Elizabeth Allen, mar. 1767 Capt ..... Browne

died

8 Nov 1726 (bur. at St James's, Dublin)

created

28 Aug 1717 Baron Allen, of Stillorgan in the County of Dublin, and Viscount Allen

suc. by

son

note

Sheriff of co. Dublin 1691;  Capt in the Army, fighting for King William III;  Member of Parliament for co. Dublin 1692-93, 1703-13 and 1715-17, for co. Carlow 1695-99 and for co. Wicklow 1713-14;  Privy Councillor [i] 1714

 

Joshua [Allen], 2nd Viscount Allen

born

17 Sep 1685

mar.

18 Nov 1707 Margaret de Pass (d. 4 Mar 1758; bur. in St James's, Piccadilly, co. Middlesex), dau. of Samuel du Pass, of Epsom, co. Surrey, First Clerk in the Secretary of State's office, by his wife Dorothy Ellis, dau. of Edward Ellis, a generous supporter of King Charles II in his exile

children

1. Hon John Allen, later 3rd Viscount Allen

1. Hon Elizabeth Allen (bapt. 19 Jul 1722; d. Mar 1783), mar. 27 Aug 1750 John [Proby], 1st Baron Carysfort, and had issue

2. Hon Frances Allen (d. 4 Mar 1801; bur. in St James's, Westminster), mar. 15 Jul 1758 William [Mayne], 1st Baron Newhaven, and had issue

died

5 Dec 1742 (bur. at St James's, Dublin)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for co. Kildare 1709-26

 

John [Allen], 3rd Viscount Allen

born

died

25 May 1745 "of a wound received in a rencounter with one of the Guards at Dublin whom he shot."

suc. by

cousin

note

Member of Parliament for Carysfort 1733-42

 

John [Allen], 4th Viscount Allen

born

died

10 Nov 1753

suc. by

brother

note

Capt of a Troop of Horse; Member of Parliament for co. Wicklow 1742-45; after taking his seat in the Irish House of Lords and pursuing an active part against the Government, he retired from public life and lived secluded at Punchestown, co. Kildare

 

Joshua [Allen], 5th Viscount Allen

born

26 Apr 1728

mar.

5 Aug 1781 Frances Barry (b. c. 1759: d. 11 Aug 1833; bur. at St James's, Westminster), 1st dau. of Gaynor Barry, of Dormstown, co. Meath, by his wife Anne Richards, dau. of Rev Richard Richards, Rector of Killany, co. Monaghan

children

1. Hon Joshua William Allen, later 6th Viscount Allen

1. Hon Frances Elizabeth Allen (d. 31 Jan 1826)

2. Hon Letitia Emily Dorothea Allen (d. 14 Jun 1878), mar. 17 May 1806 Very Rev Hon William Herbert LLD, Dean of Manchester (b. 12 Jan 1778; d. 28 May 1847), 3rd son of Henry [Herbert], 1st Earl of Carnarvon, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Alice Maria Wyndham, 1st dau. of Charles [Wyndham], 2nd Earl of Egremont, by his wife Hon Alicia Maria Carpenter, sister of George [Carpenter], 1st Earl of Tyrconnell, and only dau. of George [Carpenter], 2nd Baron Carpenter, and had issue

died

1 Feb 1816

suc. by

son

note

Capt, 37th Regiment, under Prince Ferdinand of Brunswick, during the campaigns of 1758-60; wounded at the Battle of Minden 1759; Member of Parliament for Eye 1762-70; Capt, 1st Regiment of Foot Guards 1763-75; granted a Government pension of 600 1770

 

Joshua William [Allen], 6th Viscount Allen

born

c. 1781

died

21 Sep 1845 (bur. at Gibraltar)

note

served under Wellington in the Peninsula, as an officer of the Guards

 

On the death of the 6th Viscount Allen the Viscountcy of Allen became extinct.

 

 First written 22 Feb 2012

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