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Ardglass, Earl of (I, 1645 - 1687)

 

Creation: let.pat. 15 Apr 1645

 

Extinct: 26 Nov 1687

 

Family name: Cromwell

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Arms:

Quarterly per fess indented Or and Azure four Lions passant counterchanged

Crest:

On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Pelican Or guttée Azure vulning herself proper

Supporters:

On either side a Bull Gules winged Argent crined and hoofed Or

Motto:

 Semi mortuus qui timet

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Thomas [Cromwell], 4th Baron Cromwell later 1st Viscount Lecale later 1st Earl of Ardglass

only son and heir of Edward [Cromwell], 3rd Baron Cromwell, by his second wife Frances Rugge, 1st dau. of William Rugge, of Felmingham, co. Norfolk

born

11 Jun 1594

mar.

Elizabeth Meverell (d. 1661; bur. with her husband as Tickencote, co. Rutland), dau. and hrss. of Robert Meverell, of Throwleigh and Ilam, co. Stafford, by his wife Elizabeth Fleming, dau. of Sir Thomas Fleming, Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench

children

1. Hon Wingfield Cromwell, later 2nd Earl of Ardglass

2. Hon Vere Essex Cromwell, later 4th Earl of Ardglass

3. Hon Oliver Cromwell

4. Lady Mary Cromwell, mar. William FitzHerbert, of Tissington, co. Derby

died

1653 (bur. at Tickencote, co. Rutland)

created

22 Nov 1624 Viscount Lecale, of Lecale in Ulster

15 Apr 1645 Earl of Ardglass

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father as 4th Baron Cromwell 24 Sep 1607; a supporter of King Charles I during the Civil War, he subsequently made his peace with Parliament by paying £460 for his "delinquency"

 

Wingfield [Cromwell], 2nd Earl of Ardglass

born

12 Sep 1624

mar.

Mary Russell (mar. (2) betw. 1670 and 1675 as his second wife Charles Cotton, of Beresford Hall, co. Nottingham, the angler and poet; d. after 12 Sep 1687), dau. of Sir William Russell, 1st Bt., of Strensham, co. Worcester, by his wife Frances Reade, dau. of Sir Thomas Reade

only child

1. Hon Thomas Cromwell, later 3rd Earl of Ardglass

died

3 Oct 1668 (bur. at Ilam, co. Stafford)

suc. by

son

note

taken prisoner when fighting against the Parliamentarians at Chester 1649

 

Thomas [Cromwell], 3rd Earl of Ardglass

born

29 Nov 1653

mar.

Honora Boyle (mar. (2) bef. 1687 Francis Cuffe MP (b. 12 Sep 1656; d. 26 Dec 1694), son of Sir James Cuffe, of Ballinrobe, co. Mayo, and (3) Capt Sir Thomas Burdett, 1st Bt., of Garahill, co. Carlow; bur. 14 Nov 1710 in St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin), sister and in her issue cohrss. of Murrough [Boyle], 1st Viscount Blesington, and dau. of Most Rev Michael Boyle DD, Archbishop of Armagh and Lord Chancellor of Ireland, by his second wife Hon Mary O'Brien, dau. of Dermot [O'Brien], 5th Baron Inchiquin

died

s.p. 11 Apr 1682 (bur. at Ilam, co. Stafford)

suc. by

uncle

note

 

Vere Essex [Cromwell], 4th Earl of Ardglass

born

2 Oct 1625

mar.

1672 Catharine Hamilton (mar. (2) Lieut Gen Nicholas Price, of Hollymount, co. Down), dau. of James Hamilton, of Newcastle, co. Down, by his wife Margaret Kynaston, dau. of Francis Kynaston, of Saule, co. Down

only child

1. Lady Elizabeth Cromwell, mar. Edward Southwell, of Kings Weston, co. Somerset, Secretary of State for Ireland, of Kings Weston, 1st son and heir of Sir Robert Southwell, of Kings Weston, co. Somerset, Secretary of State for Ireland, and had issue

died

s.p.m. 26 Nov 1687 (bur. in Downpatrick Abbey, co. Down)

note

 

On the death of the 4th Earl of Ardglass the Earldom of Ardglass became extinct.

 

 First written 27 Nov 2005

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