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Charleville, Earl of (I, 1758 - 1764)


Creation: let.pat. 16 Sep 1758


Extinct: 17 Feb 1764


Family name: Moore




Azure on a Chief indented Or three Mullets pierced Gules;  a Crescent for difference


Out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Moor's head proper wreathed about the temples Argent and Azure ; a Crescent for difference


On either side a Blackamoor attired Azure wreathed about the temples of the last and Or holding in the exterior hand a Dart proper


 Fortis cadere cedere non potest



Charles [Moore], 2nd Baron Moore of Tullamore later 1st Earl of Charleville, PC

only son and heir of John [Moore], 1st Baron Moore of Tullamore, by his first wife Mary Lunn, dau. of Elnathan Lunn


24 Jan 1711/2


13 Oct 1737 Hester Coghill (mar. (2) as his second wife Maj Sir John Mayne later Coghill, 1st Bt., of Richings in Iver, co. Buckingham; d. 28 Jul 1789), only surv. dau. and hrss. of James Coghill, by his wife Anne Pearson, sister of Thomas Pearson, of Rathmore, co. Meath


s.p. 17 Feb 1764


16 Sep 1758 Earl of Charleville, of Charleville in King's County


suc. his father as 2nd Baron Moore of Tullamore 8 Sep 1725; Grand Master of Irish Freemasons 1741-43 and 1760-61; Privy Councillor [I] 1746; Governor of King's County; Custos Rotulorum, King's County 1761-64


On the death of the 1st Earl of Charleville all his titles became extinct. In 1806 his great-nephew, Charles William Bury, was created Earl of Charleville.


 First written 26 Feb 2003



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