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Tyrconnel, Viscount (I, 1718 - 1754)
Creation: let.pat. 23 Jun 1718
Extinct: 27 Feb 1754
Family name: Brownlow
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On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Greyhound statant Or
On either side a Lion reguardant Argent plain collared Gules in each collar a Ring Or
Esse quam videri (To be rather than to seem)
John [Brownlow], 1st Viscount Tyrconnel, KB
2nd but 1st surv. son and heir of Sir William Brownlow, 4th Bt., of Belton and Humby, co. Lincoln, by his first wife Dorothy Mason, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir Richard Mason, of Sutton, co. Surrey
16 Nov 1690
12 Aug 1712 his cousin Eleanor Brownlow (b. 1691; dsp. 11 Sep 1730), 4th dau. and cohrss. of his uncle Sir John Brownlow, 3rd Bt., of Belton and Humby, co. Lincoln, by his wife and second cousin Alice Sherard, sister of Sir John Sherard, 1st Bt., of Lobthorpe, co. Lincoln, and 1st dau. of Richard Sherard, of Lobthorpe, co. Lincoln (by his wife Margaret Dewe, dau. of Lumley Dewe, of Bishop Upton, co. Hereford), only son of John Sherard, of Lobthorpe, co. Lincoln, by his second wife Elizabeth Brownlow, 3rd dau. of Richard Brownlow, of Kirby Underwood, co. Lincoln, Chief Prothonotary of the Common Pleas
22 or 24 Jan 1731/2 Elizabeth Cartwright (d. 17 Jul 1780), yst. dau. of William Cartwright, of Marnham, co. Nottingham, by his wife Rebecca Nicholson, dau. and hrss. of Edmund Nicholson, of Marnham, co. Nottingham
s.p. 27 Feb 1754
23 Jun 1718 Baron Charleville, of Charleville in the County of Cork, and Viscount Tyrconnel, with a special remainder, failing heirs male of his body, to his younger brother, William Brownlow, in like manner
suc. his father 6 Mar 1700/1 as 5th Baronet, styled "of Humby"; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Grantham 1713-15 and 1722-41 and for Lincolnshire 1715-22; Knight of the Bath 1725; FRS 1735
On the death of the 1st Viscount Tyrconnel the Viscountcy of Tyrconnel and the Baronetcy of Brownlow of Humby became extinct. The estate of Belton Hall was inherited by his only surviving sister, Anne, Lady Cust, widow of Sir Richard Cust, 2nd Bt. Her grandson and heir, Sir Brownlow Cust, 4th Bt., was created Baron Brownlow on 20 May 1776.
First written 24 May 2006
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