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all d. s. p.
Penslade, &c. married Mary,* daugh-
in the county of Somerset, mar-
in the East India service. Jonathan, m. in 1833, Sophia
Dunsford and has issue.
Captain J. Toup Nicolas,
Anna. 1. Sarah, m. Humphrey Langley, esq. and has issue as follows: William-Henry Langley, m. in
1836, Caroline-Susan, dau. of — Freebairn, esq. of By
fleet, in the county of Surrey. Charles Langley, m. Eliza
Harriet Reid, and has Al
bert-Gordon,and other issue.
Franklin Bridge, esq. and
and other children.
Frances-Jane Langley, 2. Elizabeth, m. her cousin Wil
liam Were, as already stated
under the head of Robert. 3. Catherine.
4. Mary. vi. William,
} both d. s. p. VII. Berry, VII. Joseph, of West Leigh, Old
Baums, &c. m. Elizabeth, daughter of
1. Thomas, late of Ashley Court,
near Bristol, married Mary Ash,
Manor, in the county of
Elizabeth. 2. Joseph, m. Hester Ash, and had issue, Joseph, who married his cou
sin Sarah Were, daughter of Robert Were, of Poole, and
has issue, as before shewn. 1. Elizabeth, m. to William Matravers,
esq. of Westbury, in the co. of Wilts,
ler, and d. without issue.
esq.of Clifton, and has issue. 3. William Matravers, m. Eliza
beth Fox, daughter of Edward
line Howard, of Ipswich,
king's household. 1. Elizabeth Matravers, m. Gais
ford Gibbs, esq. and by him had
low, esq.of Heywood House,
in 1817, Sir Ralph Franco Lopes, bart. M.P. of Maristow House, in the county of Devon, and has issue,
* This MARY COLESWORTHY, and her sister EliZABETH, who married Joseph Were, descended maternally from the old family of Harford, thus :
CHARLES HARFORD was father of
ELIZABETH HARFORD, who m. in 1712,
Richard Summers, esq. of Bristol, (Her male heir, the present John-S. HARFORD, esq. of Blaize Castle, inherited her entailed estates). Her daughter and heiress, SARAH SUMMERS,M. George Coles
worthy, esq. of Mount Radford, and was inother of those ladies.
and other children,
age.) 2. Hester Matravers, m. Joseph Metford, esq. and has issue, Joseph Metford, M. Louisa.
Seymour,of Belmont House, in the county of Wilts, and
has several children.
William Wright, esq. of
'children. 11. Anna, m. Edward Fox, esq. of
Wadebridge, in the county of Cornwall, and had issue, 1. George Fox, m. Frances James,
and has issue three sons and
George, m. Eleanor Rawes.
of Liskeard, and had issue a
daughter, Frances. Anna-Fox.
near Wellington, m. Sarah, dau.
ander, of Ipswich, and has
Thomas, and other issue. Edward, m. Hanna Alexander,
and has Edward - Dykes, Alexander, and other chil
dren. Sylvanus, m. Mary Sanderson, and has Sylvanus, and other
children. Samuel, m. Maria Middleton,
and has Middleton, and other
children. Henry, m. Rachel Crewdson,
of Kendal, and has issue. Charles, m. Sarah Crewdson, and has issue, Dilworth and
merchant in London.
Elizabeth, m. James Charlton. 3. Edward Fox, m. Mary Brown, of Landrake, and has issue, Edward, m. Jane Mustrinick,
and has issue, George, m. Rachel Hingston,
of Plymouth, and has issue. Francis, m. Rachel Wormsley,
and has issue.
Rachel Prideaux, of Kings
bridge, and has issue. Dorothy.
Rachel, died young. 1. Mary Fox, m. Sylvanus Bevan, of Swansea, and has issue, Paul, m. first, Rebecca Cap
per, and had issue, and se
condly, Judith Dillwyn.
Sylvanus, died without issue. 2. Elizabeth Fox, William Ma
travers, as already stated. II. Mary, m. George Croker Fox, esq. of Falmouth, and had issue, 1. George-Croker Fox, of Grove
Hill,near Falmouth,m. Catherine
m. Lucy, daughter of Robert
in the county of Surrey.
Catherine-Payton, died unm. 2. Robert-Were Fox, m. Elizabeth
Tregellis, of Falmouth, and had
ther daughter of Robert
Maria, and Caroline.
Birmingham, and has seve
Yorkshire, and has issue.
et, of Frenchay,near Bristol. 3. Thomas Fox, m. Mary Tregellis, of Falmouth, and has issue, Thomas-Were, a merchant at
Plymouth, m. Eliza Grigg,
and has issue, William, a merchant at Glou
cester, m. Elizabeth Win
deatt, and has issue.
Frederick, 1. Mary Fox, of Pengyrick, near
The eldest son,
Crest-A demi lion, rampant, ppr. holdRobert WERE, esq.of Runnington Manor, ing a cross crosslet, fitchee gu. near Wellington, m. Elizabeth, daughter of
Motto (as assumed of late by some memElworthy, esq. and had issue,
bers of the family)-Fuimus. 1. Robert, bis heir. 11. William, who m. his cousin Eliza
Estates-In the counties of Somerset and
There is another branch of the family 2. Charles.
which still retain the original orthography 3. Thomas, d. s.p.
of the name, and were formerly possessed of 4. Samuel, m. Eliza Philips. Manox and Giddis Court, in Herefordshire. 5. Robert.
They also appear to have used the arms as 6. Elworthy.
annexed, for many generations, as is to be 1. Eliza, m. to William Rodham, seen on various old monuments in the parish esq. and has issue.
church of Goodrick. Of this branch the 2. Mary.
present representative is Lieutenant-colonel 3. Fanny
THOMAS WEARE, of Hampton Bishop, in the 11. Samuel, m. Anne, daughter of county of Hereford, knight of the Royal Fletcher, esq. and had a daughter, Hanoverian Guelphic Order, and a magisMary-Ann, m. to Richard Dawson, trate for the said county, (at present com
esq. of Frickley Hall, in the manding the provisional battalion at Chatcounty of York.
ham,) only son of the late Rev. Thomas 1. Sarah, m. to Walter Prideaux, esq. Weare, of Jesus College, Oxford, who reKingsbridge, and has
sided, and was a distinguished preacher, in 1. Walter Prideaux.
that university for many years, and des2. Robert Prideaux, m. Jane Bil- cended from the Weares of Manox, and ling.
Giddis Court, in the county of Hereford ; 3. George Prideaux.
where it appears, by reference to deeds, &c. 4. William Prideaux,who m. Eliza, they were residing previously to the year
daughter of William Reynolds, 1611.
daughter of the late John Pugh, esq. of 5. Thomas Prideaux.
Lowes, Radnorshire, and has two sons and 6. Samuel Prideaux.
one daughter, Thomas-William Weare, B.A. 1. Elizabeth Prideaux.
one of the Westminster students of Christ 2. Sarah Prideaux.
Church College, Oxford ; Henry Edwin Mr. Were's eldest son is the present ROBERT Weare, and Charlotte-Maria Weare. WERE, esq. of Poole.
Manox and Giddis Court, in Hereford
shire, having descended to a female branch Arms—Arg. on a bend vert, between six of the elder son, has since passed from the cross crosslets, fitchee gu., three croysiers, family by sale.
LUCAS, OF CASTLE SHANE. LUCAS, EDWARD, esq. of Castle Shane, in the county of Monaghan, b. 27th Sep
tember, 1787, m. Anne, daughter of William Ruxton, esq.
Lineage. In the early part of the 17th century,
neskea, in the county of Ferseveral members of the Lucas family mi
managh. grated from England and settled in the
Elizabeth, m. to William Lee, esq. sister island, where their descendants still
of Corbollis, of the county of remain, in the counties of Clare, Cork,
Louth. King's County, and Monaghan. In the
Sarah, m. to Joseph Warren, esq. last named they acquired, partly by pur
Thomasine, m. to Joseph Hamchase and partly by royal grant, consider
mersley, esq. able estates, which were erected into a 11. Francis, of Grennan, who m. Mary, manor by patent of Charles II., in 1683, daughter of Hugh Savage, esq. of “ to be called the manor of Castle Shane, Ardkeen, in Downshire. and the principal part of which has ever since 1. Mary, m. to Francis Savage, esq. of continued in the family.
Ardkeen. FRANCIS LUCAS, esq. the first of Castle II. Aune, m. to John Skelton, esq. Shane, whose will, dated 15th October,
II. Jane, m. to the Rev. Joshua Pul1657, was proved 8th December, 1657, m. leine. Mary Pointz, and by her, who wedded se- Mr. Lucas d. in 1756, and was s. by his condly, Robert Moore, esq., had a dau. Lucy, grandson, the wife of Charles, son of Sir Toby Pointz,
EDWARD Lucas, esq. of Castle Shane, and five sons, Francis, Robert, William, who represented the county of Monaghan Richard, and Charles. The eldest,
from 1761 until 1775; in the latter year he Francis Lucas, esq. of Castle Shane, b. died, leaving, by Elizabeth Savage, his sein 1646, was returned to parliament by the cond wife, county of Monaghan in 1695, but subsequently unseated by petition. He d. about
CHARLES; } successively heirs. 1705, (administration granted to his son, Robert, a lieutenant-colonel. Francis, the 2nd May, in that year) and
Thomas. left, by Mary his wife, three sons and three
Edward, in holy orders. daughters, namely,
Mary. FRANCIS, his heir.
Alice. EDWARD, successor to his brother.
Elizabeth. Anne, m. to - Symes, esq.
Hester. Lucy, m. to Hugh Savage, esq. of the The eldest son and successor, county of Downe.
Francis LUCAS, esq. of Castle Shane, Jane, m. to Ennis, esq.
b. in 1749, unsuccessfully contested the The eldest son,
representation of the county of Monaghan, Francis Lucas, esq. of Castle Shane, sat in 1775, against Thomas Jenison, esq. He in parliament for the borough of Monaghan m. Florinda, daughter of — Norman, esq. from 1713 to 1747. He d. unm. in the of Legore, in Meath, and dying s. p. in latter year, and was s. by his brother, 1789, was s. by his brother,
EDWARD Lucas, esq. of Castle Shane, Charles Lucas, esq. of Castle Shane, who m. first, Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas barrister-at-law, who m. first, Sarah, dau. Smyth, esq. of Drumcree, in Westmeath, of Sir James Hamilton, knt., and secondly, and secondly, Abigail Hancock, widow of Louisa, daughter of Evatt, esq. of Mount
Brooke, esq. By the former he had Louise. By the former he left at his deissue,
cease, in 1796, a son and successor, the 1. THOMAS, who married the Hon. Alice present EDWARD Lucas, esq. of Castle
Blayney, daughter of William, sixth Shane, M.P.
Arms-Arg. a fess between six annulets gu.
Dromgoar, in the county of Ca Estates—In the county of Monaghan.
Standard-Bearer to the King in Jreland. MULLOY, COOTE, esq. of Hughstown, in the county of Roscommon, chief and
representative of the ancient Milesian family of O'Mulloy, “Standard Bearers to the Crowne of England in Ireland, m. in 1799, Mary, eldest daughter of William Lloyd, esq. of Rockville, in the same county, and has issue,
Coote, in holy orders, who wedded Alicia, eldest dau.
of the late Robert King Duke, esq. of New Park, in the county of Sligo, and has two sons,
Lineage. The family of O’Mulloy, * of acknow- O’NIALL, of the nine hostages, MONARCH OF ledged Milesian descent, enjoys the heredi ALL IRELAND, A. D. 371, characterized as tary honor of standard-bearer to the crown “one of the most gallant of all the princes of England in Ireland. It derives from of the Milesian race.”
* The following are some curious particulars re thee ; otherwise, I ratify the sentence ; that being lative to the early members of the family.
wrapped in thy sins, thou mayest remain damned Upon the death of O'Hethe, Girald Barry (com- for ever!” monly called Cambrensis, archdeacon of St. Da The king was displeased with the rigour of the vid's) having refused the see (that of Ferns) from bishop, but could not prevail with the young earl John, Earl of Morton (afterwards king), Albin to restore the manors. The young earl and his O'Mulloy was elected. He was first a monk, and four brothers died afterwards, without issue male, afterwards Abbot of Baltinglass, and appears to and the superstitious people thought it to be the have been a zealous but intemperate man. He effect of the excommunication. Our prelate died had a very angry dispute with Cambrensis in at an advanced age about the close of the year Mid-lent 1185. It was as follows:
1222, having governed the see of Ferns thirty-six John Comin (the Ai bishop) baving convened years. a synod in Christchurch, preached himself the first Curious circumstances attending the election of day on the Sacraments. On the second day, Albin two knights of the shire, to serve in parliament O'Mulloy (Abbot of Baltinglass, afterwards Bishop for the King's County, which election took place of Ferns) preached on clerical strictness of morals ; | 20th April, 1613. whereon he inveighed bitterly against the English Desiderata Curiosa Hibernica, vol. i. p. 349. clergy, who came into Ireland, and by their evil The freeholders assembled in Philipstown to examples had vitiated the probity and innocence elect knights, and some of the Irish having conof the clergy of Ireland, which drew upon him sulted together the same morning, attended the Cambrensis the moment he had ended.
sheriff to the shire-house, between eight and nine Albin engaged in a far more serious and reason o'clock, where the writ being read, Sir Francis able contest with William Marshal, Earl of Pem- Rushe, and Sir Adam Loftus, (ancestor of the broke, who had forcibly disseised him of two first Viscounts Ely), were propounded by some manors belonging to his bishoprick. The earl of the freeholders as the fittest men to be elected. being contumacious died under excommunication, But Philip O'Dagan delivered to the sheriff two and in 1220 the bishop went to London to com several lists of names in paper, who (he said) had plain of the injury done to the church. The king given their names for “Sir Jobn Mac Coughlan commanded him to go to the earl's tomb and ab- and Callagh O’Mulloy,” whom they had chosen solve him, and promised he would endeavour to already, and would have none others; and upon obtain him satisfaction from the young Earl Wil- delivering the list, they cried out" Mac Coughlan liam.
and O'Mulloy!" The other side, to the number Whereupon the bishop, accompanied by the of sixteen, gave their votes publicly for Sir F. king, (HENRY III.) went to the grave, and said, Rushe and Sir A. Loftus. The under-sheriff re“ O William, that here liest wrapped in the bonds ceived the papers, and made up the indentures for of excommunication, if what thou hast injuriously Mac Coughlan and O'Mulloy, (having the greatest taken be restored by the king, or thy heirs, or thy number of names in the list), which indentures friends, with competent satisfaction, I absolve were accepted by the high-sheriff; yet, notwith