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Killanin, Baron (UK, 1900)

 

Creation: let. pat. 15 Jun 1900

 

Family name: Morris

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Arms:

Ermine a Fess indented Sable in base a Lion rampant of the last armed and langued Gules

Crest:

On a Fasces fesswise proper a Lion's Head erased Argent guttée de sang

Supporters:

On either side a Lion Gules gorged with a Chain Or pendent therefrom an Escutcheon Ermine charged with a Sword erect proper pommelled and hilted gold and standing on a Fasces also proper

Motto:

Si Deus Nobiscum Quis Contra Nos (If God is with us, who can be against us?)

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Michael [Morris], 1st Baron Killanin, PC

1st son of Martin Morris, of Spiddal, co. Galway, by his wife Julia Blake, dau. of Dr Charles Blake, of Galway

born

14 Nov 1826

mar.

18 Sep 1860 Anna (d. 17 Oct 1906), dau. of Hon George Henry Hughes, a Baron of the Exchequer in Ireland

died

9 Sep 1901

created

14 Sep 1885 Baronet of the United Kingdom, styled "of Spiddal"

5 Dec 1889 Baron Morris, of Spiddal in the County of Galway (Life Peerage)

15 Jun 1900 Baron Killanin, of Galway in the County of Galway

suc. by

son

note

Solicitor-General for Ireland 1866;  Attorney-General for Ireland 1866-67;  Justice of Common Pleas for Ireland 1867-76;  Lord Chief Justice of Common Pleas for Ireland 1876-87;  Lord Chief Justice of Ireland 1887-89;  Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1889-1900; on his death the Life Barony of Morris became extinct

 

Martin Henry Fitzpatrick [Morris], 2nd Baron Killanin, PC

born

22 Jul 1867

died

11 Aug 1927

suc. by

nephew

 

Michael [Morris], 3rd Baron Killanin, MBE

only child of Lt Col Hon George Henry Morris (by his wife Dora Maryan Hall, 2nd dau. of James Wesley Hall, of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), 2nd son of Michael [Morris], 1st Baron Kilanin

born

30 Jul 1914

mar.

17 Dec 1945 Mary Sheila Cathcart Dunlop MBE (d. 2 Mar 2007), only dau. of Rev Canon Douglas Lyall Chandler Dunlop, of Oughterard, co. Galway

died

25 Apr 1999

suc. by

son

 

George Redmond Fitzpatrick [Morris], 4th Baron Killanin

born

26 Jan 1947

mar. (1)

23 Sep 1972 (div. 1999) Pauline Horton, only dau. of Geoffrey Horton, of The Lawns, Cabinteely, co. Dublin

children

1. Hon Luke Michael Geoffrey Morris (b. 22 Jul 1975)

1. Hon Olivia Rose Elizabeth Morris (b. 24 May 1974)

mar. (2)

2000 Sheila Elizabeth Lynch, dau. of Patrick Lynch, of Dublin, Ireland

 

 Last updated 22 Mar 2007

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Titles:

3rd Baron Killanin, of Galway in the County of Galway

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 15 Jun 1900)

3rd Baronet, styled "of Spiddal"

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 14 Sep 1885)

 

Address:

9 Lower Mount Pleasant Avenue, Dublin 6, Ireland

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