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Listowel, Earl of (I, 1822)


Creation: let. pat. 5 Feb 1822


Family name: Hare




Or two Bars Or a Chief indented of the last


A Demi Lion couped Argent ducally gorged Or


On either side a Dragon wings elevated Ermine armed and langued Gules


Odi Profanum (I hate whatever is profane)



William [Hare], 1st Baron Ennismore later 1st Viscount Ennismore and Listowel later 1st Earl of Listowel

1st son of Richard Hare, of Ennismore, co. Kerry, by his wife Catherine Maylor, dau. of Samuel Maylor


Sep 1751

mar. (1)

30 May 1772 Mary Wrixon (b. c. 1751; d. 5 Aug 1810), only dau. of Henry Wrixon, of Ballygiblin, co. Cork, by his wife Anna Mansfield, dau. of William Mansfield

children by first wife

1. Hon Richard Hare, styled Viscount Ennismore, Member of Parliament (Whig) for Athy 1797-1800 and for County Cork 1812-27 (b. 20 Mar 1773; dvp. 24 Sep 1827), mar. 10 Jun 1797 Hon Catherine Bridget Dillon (b. 11 Dec 1776; d. 13 Oct 1828), 1st dau. of Robert [Dillon], 1st Baron Clonbrock, by his wife Letitia Greene, only dau. and hrss. of John Greene, of Old Abbey, co. Limerick, and had issue:

1a. Hon William Hare, later 2nd Earl of Listowel

2a. Lt Col Hon Richard Hare, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 (b. Jul 1803; d. 5 Aug 1881), mar. 20 Oct 1835 Mary Christina Windham (d. 22 Jun 1888), 4th dau. of Vice Adm William Lukyn later Windham, of Felbrigge Hall, co. Norfolk, by his wife Anne Thelluson, sister of Peter Isaac [Thelluson], 1st Baron Rendlesham, and dau. of Peter Thelluson, of Broadsworth, co. York, and had issue

3a. Hon Robert Hare, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 (b. 5 Aug 1808; d. 8 Jul 1865), mar. 9 Jan 1840 Louisa Augusta French (d. 9 Oct 1852), dau. of Thomas G French, of Marino, co. Cork, and had issue

4a. Lt Hon Henry Hare, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 (b. 1812; d. 9 Apr 1848), mar. 13 Jun 1841 Marie Louise Santiero (mar. (2) Alfred Collingwood, of Upper Norwood, co. Surrey ; d. 9 Oct 1878), 2nd dau. of Domenico Santiero, of Turin, Italy, and had issue

5a. Capt Hon Charles Luke Hare, granted the style and precedence of theyounger son of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 (d. 22 Sep 1854)

1a. Lady Letitia Hare, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 (d. 19 Sep 1874), mar. 1824 Richard Oliver Aldworth, of Newmarket, co. Cork (d. Feb 1887)

2a. Lady Katherine Anne Hare, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of an Earl by Royal Warrant 1837 (d. 30 Sep 1895), mar. 1837 Lt Gen Charles William Morley Balders CB, of West Bashamhall, co. Norfolk (d. 1875), and had issue

2. Hon William Henry Hare (b. Jul 1782 ; d. 1848), mar. 17 Jul 1806 Charlotte Baugh, only dau. of Isaac Baugh, and had issue

1. Lady Margaret Anne Hare (b. 1779; d. 19 Jan 1835), mar. 3 Nov 1799 Richard [White], 1st Earl of Bantry, and had issue

2. Lady Mary Hare (d. 1841), mar. (1) 1803 Charles Morley Balders, of Barsham, co. Norfolk, and (2) 1824 Capt Thomas Royse Morgell

3. Lady Louisa Hare (dsp. 18 Apr 1855), mar. 1817 John Bushe (d. 1870), 1st son of Rt Hon ..... Bushe, Chief Justice of England

4. Lady Catharine Hare (d. 30 Jun 1864), mar. 1808 Richard Maunsell (d. 17 Mar 1819)

mar. (2)

5 Mar 1812 Anne Latham (b. c. 1778; dsp. 2 Oct 1859), 2nd dau. of John Latham, of Meldrum, co. Tipperary


13 Jul 1837


31 Jul 1800 Baron Ennismore, of Ennismore in the County of Kerry

15 Jan 1816 Viscount Ennismore and Listowel

5 Feb 1822 Earl of Listowel

suc. by



Member of Parliament for Cork 1706-97 and for Athy 1797-1800


William [Hare], 2nd Earl of Listowel. KP


22 Sep 1801


23 Jul 1831 Maria Augusta Wyndham (b. 11 Jan 1805; widow of George Thomas Wyndham, of Cromer Hall, co. Norfolk;  d. 31 Oct 1871), 2nd dau. of Vice Adm William Lukyn later Windham, of Felbrigge Hall, co. Norfolk, by his wife Anne Thelluson, sister of Peter Isaac [Thelluson], 1st Baron Rendlesham, and dau. of Peter Thelluson, of Broadsworth, co. York


1. Hon William Hare, later 3rd Earl of Listowel

2. Rear Admiral Hon Richard Hare RN (b. 25 Aug 1836; d. 16 Jul 1903), mar. 16 Jul 1874 Caroline Acland Pinder (d. 8 Jan 1942), dau. of Capt George Rideout Pinder, and had issue

3. Maj Hon Ralph Hare (b. 19 Feb 1838; d. 19 Jul 1879)

4. Hon Hugh Henry Hare, Queen's Messenger 1865-95 (b. 1 Apr 1839; d. 25 Jan 1927), mar. 18 Jun 1860 Georgiana Caroline Browne (d. 12 Jan 1920), 3rd dau. of Col Birnie Browne, and had issue

5. Hon Edward Charles Hare (b. 8 Jan 1842 ; dvp. 1844)

1. Lady Augusta Maria Hare (b. 31 May 1832; dsp. 24 Mar 1881), mar. 19 Jul 1853 Granville Leveson [Proby], 4th Earl of Carysfort

2. Lady Emily Catherine Hare (d. 31 Dec 1916), mar. 6 May 1857 Sir John Wrixon-Belcher, 3rd Bt., and had issue

3. Lady Sophia Eliza Hare, Hon Lady of the Bedchamber to HRH the Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (dsp. 8 Dec 1912), mar. 28 Sep 1854 Arthur Macnamara, of Caddington Hall, co. Hertford (dsp. 11 Feb 1906)

4. Lady Victoria Alexandrina Hare, Master of the Brocklesby Hounds 1875-80 (b. 23 Feb 1840; d. 7 Mar 1927), mar. (1) 3 Aug 1858 Charles [Anderson-Pelham], 3rd Earl of Yarborough, and (2) 16 Jul 1881 John Maunsell Richardson, of Edmundthorpe Hall, Oakham, co. Rutland (d. 22 Jan 1912), and had issue by both husbands

5. Lady Adela Maria Hare, Hon Lady-in-Waiting to HRH the Duchess of Connaught (b. 3 Jan 1845; d. 9 Nov 1912), mar. 2 Jun 1864 Col Cuthbert Larkin (d. 31 Oct 1910), 1st son of John Wingfield Larkin, of The Firs, Lee, co. Kent, and had issue

6. Lady Eleanor Cecilia Hare (b. 3 Jan 1845; d. 29 Sep 1924), mar. 9 Jun 1864 Edward [Heneage], 1st Baron Heneage, and had issue


4 Feb 1856

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Whig) for County Kerry 1826-30 and for St Albans 1841-46; Sheriff of co. Cork 1834; Vice-Admiral of Munster 1838; Knight of St Patrick 1839; a Lord-in-Waiting 1840-41, 1846-52 and 1853-56


William [Hare], 3rd Earl of Listowel, KP


29 May 1833


31 Aug 1865 Lady Ernestine Mary Brudenell-Bruce (b. 15 Mar 1847; d. 27 Dec 1936), 2nd dau. of Ernest Augustus Charles [Brudenell-Bruce], 3rd Marquess of Ailesbury, by his wife Hon Louisa Elizabeth Horsley-Beresford, 2nd dau. of John [Horsley-Beresford], 2nd Baron Decies


1.Hon Richard Granville Hare, later 4th Earl of Listowel

2.Hon Charles Ambrose Hare (b. 5 Sep 1875; d. 4 May 1885)

1.Lady Margaret Ernestine Augusta Hare (d. 15 Jul 1951), mar. 25 Jul 1895 Reginald Bernhard Loder, of Maidwell Hall, co. Northampton (b. 8 Jun 1864; d. 28 Oct 1931), 6th son of Sir Robert Loder, 1st Bt MP, by his wife Maria Georgiana Busk, 4th dau. and cohrss. of Hans Busk, of Glenalder, co. Radnor, and Culverdon Grove, co. Kent, and had issue

2.Lady Beatrice Mary Hare (d. 1960), mar. 4 Apr 1899 Hon Edward Donough O'Brien (b. 28 Dec 1867; d. 27 Dec 1943), 3rd son of Edward Donough [O'Brien], 14th Baron Inchiquin, by his first wife Hon Emily Court Holmes, 2nd dau. of William Henry Ashe [ Court later Court Holmes], 2nd Baron Heytesbury, and had issue


5 Jun 1924


8 Dec 1869 Baron Hare, of Convamore in the County of Cork (Peerage of the United Kingdom)

suc. by



Lieut, Scots Fusilier Guards 1852-56; ADC to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1856; Knight of St Patrick 1873; a Lord-in-Waiting (Liberal) 1880; Vice-Admiral of Munster


Richard Granville [Hare], 4th Earl of Listowel


12 Sep 1866


1 Dec 1904 Hon Freda Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone (b. 9 Apr 1885; d. 10 Mar 1968), 2nd dau. of Francis [Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone], 2nd Baron Derwent, by his wife Ethel Strickland-Constable, 1st dau. of Henry Strickland-Constable, of Wassand, co. York


1. Hon William Frances Hare, later 5th Earl of Listowel

2. Prof Hon Richard Gilbert Hare (b. 5 Sep 1907; dsp. 14 Sep 1966), mar. 21 Nov 1936 Dora Goudine, dau. of Mark Goudine, of St Petersburg, Russia

3. Hon John Hugh Hare, later 1st Viscount Blakenham

4. Maj Hon Alan Victor Hare MC (b. 14 Mar 1919; d. 10 Apr 1995), mar. 5 Nov 1945 Jill Peggotty North, 2nd dau. of Frank William Gordon North, of Pinner, co. Middlesex, and has issue

1. Lady (Ethel) Patricia Hare (b. 29 Oct 1912; d. 24 Oct 2005), mar. (1) 12 Nov 1936 Lt Col Charles Thomas Milnes-Gaskell (d. 5 Nov 1943), only son of Maj Evelyn Milnes Gaskell by his wife Lady Constance Harriet Stuart Knox DCVO DJStJ, woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Mary 1937-53 and Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent 1953-60, 2nd dau. of Uchter John Mark [Knox], 5th Earl of Ranfurly, and (2) 4 Sep 1945 Sir Robert Edward James Clive Milnes Coates, 3rd Bt DSO, of Helperby Hall, co. York, and has issue by both husbands

2. Lady Elizabeth Cecilia Hare (b. 8 May 1914; d. 1990), mar. (1) 22 Jul 1936 Maj Hon Arthur Onslow Edward Guinness, styled Viscount Elvedon (b. 8 May 1912; dvp. 8 Feb 1945), only son and heir of Rupert Edward Cecil Lee [Guinness], 2nd Earl of Iveagh, by his wife Lady Gwendolen Florence Mary Onslow CBE MP, 1st dau. of William Hillier [Onslow], 4th Earl of Onslow, and (2) 30 Sep 1947 Edward Rory More O'Ferrall (d. 1991), yst. son of Dominic More O'Ferrall, of Kildangon, co. Kildare, and had issue by her first husband


16 Nov 1931

suc. by



Lieut, 1st Life Guards 1890-92 and with Imperial Yeomanry in South African War 1900-01 and in First World War 1914-18


William Francis [Hare], 5th Earl of Listowel, GCMG PC


28 Sep 1906

mar. (1)

24 Jul 1933 (div. 1945) Judith de Marffy-Mantuano (b. 12 Jul 1903; d. 15 Jul 2003), only dau. of Raoul de Marffy-Mantuano, of Budapest

only child by first wife

1. Lady Deirdre Mary Freda Hare (b. 13 Feb 1935), mar. (1) 18 Jan 1955 John Richard Brinsley [Norton], 7th Baron Grantley, and (2) 20 Oct 2001 Ian Bayley Curteis, and has issue by her first husband

mar. (2)

1 Jul 1958 (div. 1963) Stephanie Sandra Yvonne Currie (former wife of Hugh Currie), dau. of Samuel Wise, of Toronto, Canada

only child by second wife

2. Lady Fiona Eve Akua Hare (b. 24 Feb 1960), mar. 1987 Christopher G D Mackintosh, of 133 Sunnyside Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, son of Charlach Mackintosh, of Calgary, Canada, and has issue

mar. (3)

4 Nov 1963 Pamela Mollie Reid (former wife of John Alexander Reid), dau. of Francis Day, of Croydon, co. Surrey

children by third wife

1. Hon Michael Francis Hare, later 6th Earl of Listowel

2. Hon Timothy Patrick Hare, heir presumptive to the Earldom of Listowel (b. 23 Feb 1966)

3. Lady Diana Frances Hare (b. 7 Dec 1965), mar. 1990 Timothy J Voss, yst. son of Douglas J Voss, of Adelaide, Australia


12 Mar 1997

suc. by

son by third wife


Member London County Council for East Lewisham 1937-46; Assistant Labour Whip House of Lords 1941-42; Chief Labour Whip House of Lords 1942-44; Parliamentary Under-Secretary for India and Burma 1944-45; Postmaster General 1945-47; Privy Councillor 1946; Deputy Leader House of Lords 1947-51; Secretary of State for India and Burma 1947; Secretary of State for Burma 1947-48; Minister of State for Colonial Affairs 1948-50; Joint Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries 1950-51; GCMG 1957; Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Ghana 1957-60; Chairman of Committees, House of Lords 1965-76


Michael Francis [Hare], 6th Earl of Listowel


28 Jun 1964


elected to the House of Lords 1999


The heir presumptive to the Earldom of Listowel is Hon Timothy Patrick Hare, 2nd son of the 5th Earl of Listowel and younger brother of the present Earl.


 Last updated 1 Nov 2005




6th Earl of Listowel

(Ireland, let. pat. 5 Feb 1822)

6th Viscount Ennismore and Listowel

(Ireland, let. pat. 15 Jan 1816)

6th Baron Ennismore, of Ennismore in the County of Kerry

(Ireland, let. pat. 31 Jul 1800)

4th Baron Hare, of Convamore in the County of Cork

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 8 Dec 1869)



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