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ment is erected to their memory. Their catholic Lancashire family, the fourth goveronly surviving son is the present Captain nor of New York after its cession to Great HENRY-Gage Morris, R. N.

Britain, by Susannah-Maria, his wife, daugh

ter of Paulus Æmilius Schrect, of the PompArms—Gu. a lion rampant reguardant or, ton Estate, in New Jersey, and had issue, quarterly with three boars' heads couped FREDERICK, his heir.

Philip, who m. Miss Margaret Marston, Crest-A lion rampant reguardant or.

and by that lady, who wedded seMottoes—Marte et mare faventibus, and condly, Dr. Ogilvie, a physician, had Irrupta Copula.

issue, Estates- In the counties of York, Dorset,

Frederick, who m. first, his cousin, Cork, and Kerry.

Miss Marston ; and secondly,

Miss Kemble. Residence-Charmouth, Dorsetshire.

Susannah, m. Colonel Beverley Ro

hinson, and had a large family, of

which five sons and two daughters family of Philipse.

reached maturity, viz. The ancient Dutch family of Philipse is

BEVERLEY ROBINSON, colonel in presumed to have been originally of Bohe

the army, m. Miss Barclay, and mian extraction, and to have fled thence, on

left issue. the persecutions that arose in the times of

Morris Robinson, also a colonel, John Huss, and Jerome, of Prague. Cooper,

m. Miss Waring, sister of Capthe American novelist, in his preface to

tain Waring, R. N. and had

issue. The Water Witch,” speaks of them as the “ Bohemian Felipses," and the name had

John Robinson, speaker of the originally, it is probable, some meaning.

House of Assembly in New FREDERICK Philipse, the founder of the

Brunswick, m. and left five sons present family, emigrated from Holland to

and one daughter. America, and arrived at New York in 1658,

Frederick-Philipse Robinson (Sir), at that time in the possession of the Dutch,

K.C.B. lieutenant-general in the called New Netherlands. He brought with

army, m. first, Grace, daughter him money, plate, and jewels, having left

of Mr. Bowles, an Irish gentleEast Friesland, with the consent of the stad

man; and secondly, Miss Fanholder and the states' general, to take pos

shaugh. By the former he had session of a large purchase of land he had

several children. made in the province of New York, Frede

William-Henry Robinson (Sir), ricksbourg, called the upper, and Philips

K.C.H. who m. Catherine, dau. bourg, called the lower, patent, with many

of Cortlandt Skinner, attorneyhouses he had purchased in the city of New

general of New Jersey, and had York, and land, which he laid out in streets, and afterwards built upon. He settled in

Susannah-Maria-Robinson. the town, and also erected the house at

Johanna Robinson, m. to the Rev. Philipsbourg. He m. Margaret Dacres, and

Mr. Slade, rector of Thornbury,

in Gloucestershire. had, with a daughter, Eva, m. to Jacobus, third and youngest son of the Right Hon.

Mary, b. 5th July, 1730, m. 19th JaOliver-Stephen Van-Cortlandt, a son,

nuary, 1758, to Col. Roger Morris, FREDERICK Philipse, b. in 1656, who m.

of York, and d. 18th July, 1825, in Catherine, third daughter of the Right Hon.

the ninety-sixth year of her age, Oliver-Stephen Van-Cortlandt, of the manor

leaving issue as already shewn. of Cortlandt, and had a son,

Anna, m. to George Chambers, esq. and

had issue. Philip Philipse, b. in 1676, who m. Maria Sparkes,* daughter of the governor of Bar

Eva, m. to John Lay, esq. badoes, and dying in 1700, left a son and The elder son,

Frederick Philipse, esq. of Philipssuccessor,

FREDERICK PHILIPSE, of Philipsbourg, 6. bourg, m. Elizabeth Rutgards, widow, dau. in 1698, who m. in 1726, Johanna, youngest of Charles Williams, esq. and had issue, daughter of Anthony Brockholes, of an old

FREDERICK, who m. Miss Griffiths, of

Rhent, North Wales, niece of Gen.

Sir Alured Clarke, governor of the Her mother had been a Miss Joyce Farmer.

Cape of Good Hope in 1795, and had Mrs. Sparkes's brother, Mr. Farmer, took his wife

issue, with him, and went to the West Indies, and (on

FREDERICK, a colonel in the army, his niece's marriage to Philip Philipse) they re

who m. Miss Palliser, daughter sided for some time together, Mr. Farmer having

of Sir Hugh Palliser, bart. of the no children of his own.

Vatch, Bucks, (see Burke's


Peerage and Baronetage, and had Louisa, m. to Noble, esq. and had five children.

issue, Colonel Frederick Noble, who Charlotte, m. to William,

eldest son died in India s. p. and Eliza Noble. of Sir Henry-Allen Johnstone, Charlotte, m. to Colonel Webber, and bart. (see Burke's Peerage and

had three sons.
Baronetage), and had nine sons
and three daughters.

Arms—Az. a demi lion rampant, rising Maria-Eliza, m. 4th September, 1779, out of a coronet arg. to Lionel, Viscount Strangford, and

Crest-A demi lion rampant.
had issue. (See Burke's Peerage and Motto-Quod tibi vis fieri facias.


MACNEILL, RODERICK, esq. of Barra, in the shire of Inverness, chief of the Macneills, m. in 1818, Isabella, daughter of Charles Brownlow, esq. of Brownlowsderry, in the county of Armagh, and has an only child,

CAROLINE-ELIZABETH-FLORENCE. Colonel Macneill, who is a magistrate and deputy-lieutenant for Invernesshire, s. his father in 1822.

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whom he had several sons, the eldest of whom was

GILLEOWNAN MacNeil, who had a charter in the reign of James I. from Alexander, Lord of the Isles, to Gilleownan Roderici Murchardi Macneil, of the island of Barra and lands of Boisdale in the island of Uist. He was succeeded by his grandson,

GILLEOWNAN, who obtained from JAMES IV. a crown charter, confirming the grant

made by the Lord of the Isles to his grandThe Macneils are a very ancient clan in father, dated 12th August, 1495.

He was the Western Isles of Scotland, and formed succeeded by his son, of the same name, one of those who in ancient times followed

GILLEOWNAN MAcNeil, of Barra, who the banner of the Lords of the Isles. Their took an active part in the various rebellions chiefs, the Macneils of Barra, always ranked

made in favour of the lords of the isles among the “ Principes Insularum who

during the reign of James V. and regency formed the council of the island monarch, of Mary of Guise. He had two sons, and possessed the privilege of declaring his Barra, with the neighbouring

1. RODERICK, or Rorie Oge, his heir,

J. Gilleownan. islands which constituted the dominion of this chief, has been in the family for up

The elder, wards of four hundred years, although tra

RODERICK MAcNeil, of Barra, a man of dition assigns a much older date as the period great resolution, was killed at the battle of of their occupancy.

Glenlivat, by a shot from a field piece, on The first of the Macneils of Barra who

3rd October, 1594. He left three sons, can be traced on record is

1. Roderick, bis heir.
NIGELLUS Oge, who obtained from Ro II. John.
BERT BRuce a charter of some lands in III. Murdo.
Kintyre. He had a son,

The eldest, MURCHARD MacNeil, who was succeeded RODERICK MacNeil, of Barra, was twice by his son,

married. By his first wife, a daughter of Roderick MacNeil, who witnesses a char Maclean of Dowart, he had two sons, of ter by Donald, Lord of the Isles, to Hector whom the elder predeceased his father, and Mac Gilleon, of Dowart, in 1409, in which the second, Neill Og, became heir. By his he is styled “vir Nobilis.” He married a second wife, a sister of the captain of Clandaughter of Ferquhard Mac Gilleon, by ranald, he had a son, Neill Weyislache,



who obtained from his brother the lands of Jane, second daughter of Sir Ewen CameSkirwal, &c. in Barra.

ron, bart. of Fassifern, and had two sons, The elder surviving son,

and five daughters, viz. Neil MacNeil, of Barra, had three sons, Roderick. 1. GILLEAN, or John, his heir.

Ewen Cameron. U. Hector.

Ann, m. to John-Livington Campbell, III. Neil.

esq. of Achallader. The eldest,

Louisa. John MacNeil, of Barra, married Catha Catharine. rine, daughter of the Captain of Clanranald, Jane, m. to Charles Brownlow, esq. of by whom he had two sons,

Brownlowsderry. 1. RODERICK, his heir.

Cameron. 11. John, who settled in Kintyre. He d. in 1822, and was s. by his elder son, The elder,

Colonel RodeRICK MacNeil, now of Barra. RODERICK MAcNeil, of Barra, obtained a crown charter of the estate of Barra 10th Arms-Quarterly ; 1st, vert, a lion ramAugust, 1688, and married Isabella, eldest pant or: 2nd. arg. in base the sea, daughter of Sir Norman Macleod, of Ber- castle above the sea ppr.; 3rd, or, a lymnera, by whom he had two sons,

phad sa. sail furled ; 4th, or, a dexter hand 1. Roderick, his heir.

erect couped gu. within an orle of nine fetJl. James.

terlocks. He was s. by the elder,

Crest-A rock gu. RODERICK MacNeil, of Barra, who mar SupportersTwo lions rampt. ppr. standried Alice, second dau. of William Macleod, ing on a scroll, with the “motto Vincere who was second son of Sir Norman Macleod, vel mori. of Bernera, and had a son and successor, Estates—The islands of Barra, Water

RODERICK MACNEIL, of Barra, who m. say, Sanderay, Phappa, Berneray, &c. all Anne, daughter of Donald Macneil, of Wa- in Invernesshire, possessed from time imtersay, and was s. by his son,

memorial. RODERICK MAcNeil, of Barra, who m. Seat-Barra House, Invernesshire.

with a


WARE-HIBBERT, SAMUEL, M.D. of Edinburgh, b. 21st April, 1782; m. first,

23rd July, 1804, Miss Sarah Crompton, of Bury, Lanca-
shire, and by her, who died 13th April, 1822, had issue,

Titus-Hibbert, b. 17th September, 1810.
William-Hibbert, b. 15th April, 1812, in the medical

service of the army.

He married, secondly, 8th January, 1825, Charlotte-Wil-
helmina, eldest daughter of Lord Henry Murray, son of
John, 3rd Duke of Atholl, and by her,* who died 1st Au-
gust, 1835, has issue,

Robert-Green, b. 18th May, 1826.
George-Henry, b. 9th November, 1834.

Elizabeth-Jessie, b. 27th January, 1833.
This gentleman, whose patronymic is Hibbert, by royal licence dated 28th March,

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* Charlotte-Wilhelmina Murray, who was b. 10th August, 1790; m. 10th August, 1808, for her first husband William Scott, esq. son of the Rev. James Scott, D.D. minister of Carluke, Lanarkshire. He held the office of receiver-general of the Isle of Man, and d. 28th August, 1818, leaving issue,

1. Henry-Murray, b. 16th November, 1809, an ensign in the 83rd regiment, d. October, 1832. II. Archibald-Hamilton, b. 16th August, 1812. III. James, b. 6th September, 1816. iv. William-Douglas, b. 22nd January, 1819. 1, Jessie. II. Elizabeth. III. Another daughter of the name of Jessie, died young.

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1837, assumed the surname and arms of Ware, as being the representative of the oldest branch of the family of Sir James Ware, the historian of Ireland.

Dr. Hibbert-Ware is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and has held the office of Vice-president of the Antiquarian Society of Scotland; he is also the author of various works connected with physiological, antiquarian, and geological researches.

Lineage. The family of Ware, according to Walter bury, Suffolk. (Walter Harris says she Harris, who had access to Sir James Ware's was the sister of Sir Ambrose Briden, of private records, (see Harris's Ware, vol. ii. Maidstone, in Kent.) She was interred in p. 145), claims a descent from Roger de the church of St. Werberg, Dublin, 5th Ware, lord of Isefield, and a baron of Par- December, 1632. The issue from this marliament in the reign of EDWARD I. The riage were founder of this house was Jordan de la War, 1. James, (the historian), knighted in of Wick, in the county of Gloucester, whose the lifetime of his father. He was descendants enjoyed extensive grants of the only one of the sons who left land in the southern, midland, and western behind him male issue, of whom more counties of England, for having signalised immediately. themselves in various wars, particularly in II. John, who m. Elizabeth, daughter the fields of Cressy and Poictiers; while of Sir Henry Piers, bart. of Tristerthe last baron was 'Magister Thomas la

nagh. Warre,” living in the reign of HENRY V., III. Joseph, in holy orders, dean of priest and rector of Manchester, and the Elphin, who m. Katherine, daughter munificent founder of the collegiate church of Gilbert- Domville - Calham Crofof that town.

ton, esq. and d. 26th February, 1648, CHRISTOPHER Ware, descended from Ro

His wife d. 22nd June, 1650. ger de Ware, lord of Isefield, was in the IV. Arthur, M.A. beginning of the reign of Queen ELIZABETH v. Robert (not named in his father's settled in Yorkshire. “ He was an early

will), m. Jane

and left a daughconvert,” says Harris, “ to the Protestant ter, Mary, baptized at St. Michan's, religion, having been brought over from Dublin, 2nd April, 1665. (This name Catholicism by the zeal and labours of John is added on the presumption that he Fox, the martyrologist, then lately returned

is the son to whom Walter Harris from Germany, whither he had fled from alludes, but has failed in reciting). the persecutions and cruelties of the govern 1. Mary, m. to -, prebendary of ment of Queen Mary, as great numbers of Raphoe.* (Harris says she was wedthe Protestant profession had done.”

ded to Christopher Conway, esq.) James Ware, the youngest of the two

She d. 6th July, 1620. sons of Christopher Ware, was very early 11. Anne, m. to Emanuel Downings, sent to push his fortunes in the court of esq. of Dublin, and d. 23rd October, Queen ELIZABETH. In the year "1588 he

1641. accompanied Sir William Fitz-William, III. Russel, m. to Humphrey Reynolds, lord deputy of Ireland, in the capacity of esq. to whose son James, the youth's secretary, which was the first appearance of uncle, the historian, left a legacy, and this family in the sister-kingdom. Owing any one printed book in his library to his great attention to the public affairs of which his nephew might select. Ireland, he was advanced, about six years

iv. Martha, m. to Sir William Piers, after his arrival, to the office of clerk of the bart. of Tristernah. Common Pleas in the Exchequer, and shortly

v. Cecilia, m. to Sir Dudley Loftus, afterwards obtained the appointment of au

knt. of Killyan and Clonard, and had ditor-general, with a reversionary patent of

issue, Thomas, Elizabeth, and Elenor. the office in favour of his son. In the reign

(See vol. i. p. 211.) of James I. he was knighted, and in 1613 Sir James Ware died suddenly, 14th May, was returned member of Parliament for the 1632, in walking from Fishamble Street to his borough of Mallow, in the county of Cork. house in Castle Street, and was succeeded He appears to have acquired considerable by his son, property while thus employed in Ireland, as SIR JAMES WARE, knt. the historian.* his will mentions estates in the county of Longford, at Cloughred in Tipperary, at

* Two or three discrepancies occur which it is Jamestown, Abbey of Derge, Macetown in

not easy to adjust. The individuals whom Sir the county Meath, &c. &c.

James Ware, the historian, mentions in his will Sir James Ware m. Mary, daughter of as his cousins may possibly supply some blanks, Ambrose Bryden, esq. of Saint Edmunds- | viz. Sarah King, Russel Nevin, and Mary Rourk.

This eminent person filled in his own time seat in the Privy Council. But, besides so prominent a position, and his writings these distinctions for services rendered to are so frequently referred to in ours, that the state, Sir James Ware appeared before details regarding him, even somewhat be- his countrymen as a mild, prudent and afyond our accustomed limits, will not, we feel fectionate son of the reformed church ; which convinced, be deemed either irrelevant or disposition was not lost upon the hierarchy uninteresting. James Ware was b. at his fa- of the establishment, who were also deeply ther's house in Castle Street, Dublin, on the impressed with the profound knowledge 26th November, 1594. At the age of sixteen exhibited in his writings of the ecclesiastical he entered at the university of Dublin as fel- affairs of Ireland ; and hence their successlow-commoner. Upon leaving college the ful recommendations to the king that he peculiar bent of bis mind, which was di- should be appointed one of the commisrected to the elucidation of Irish antiquities, sioners for the settlement of certain improrecommended him to the notice and friend- priations in the possession of the crown on ship of the illustrious Usher, then Bishop of a resident clergy. Although Sir James was Meath, who was gratified to find in the thus variously occupied, his public functions young student an active and enthusiastic did not so entirely engross his time as to mind, intent upon pursuits congenial with leave him without any leisure for the prosehis own. Stimulated by so distinguished an cution of his beloved literary pursuits. He encouragement, our young antiquary began printed, from a manuscript which fell into to collect with the greatest zeal early Irish his possession, Spencer's View of the State manuscripts, as well as to make historical of Ireland, a most valuable work, which he and genealogical compilations from the re followed up by editing Meredith Hanmer's gistries and cartularies of cathedrals and Chronicle, and Campion's History of Iremonasteries. He also visited London, where, land. He also published, in 1639, his imthrough the medium of his friend Dr. Usher, portant bibliographical memoir, in two parts, then promoted to the Archbishopric of Ar- De scriptoribus Hiberniæ. These several magh, he was introduced to Sir Robert Cot- | labours were considered of such national ton, whose rich store of ancient manuscripts importance, that the learned body most caincited him to still further exertions in his pable of appreciating it, returned him mempatriotic attempts to rescue from oblivion ber of the House of Commons for the Unithe historical relics of the sister-island. The versity of Dublin. first fruits of these exertions made their ap The great troubles of Ireland were now pearance in the form of three consecutive fast approaching. In 1640 the Earl of Strafmemoirs, which treated of the Archbishops ford hurried to England to consult with his of Cashel and Tuam, of the Bishops of Dub- royal master, and, in the mean time, the lin, and of the Cistercian monasteries of Catholic party took advantage of his absence Ireland. After the publication of these to impeach not only him, but likewise cerworks hè revisited England, and, while he tain eminent individuals in the possession renewed his acquaintance with Sir Robert of the Lord Deputy's confidence. If the Cotton, to whose library he made some va earnest pleadings of the friends of the unluable archæological presents, he had also fortunate noblemap eventually proved unthe satisfaction of forming a useful friend successful, a different result awaited the ship with the learned Selden. The contri- powerful and eloquent appeal made by Sir butions which James Ware was thus ren James Ware against the impeachment of dering to the ancient ecclesiastical history Sir George Radcliffe and others, which of Ireland made a forcible appeal to the caused the charge to fall to the ground. gratitude of his country. In 1629 he re Soon after this event, in the year 1641, the ceived the honour of knighthood, even while great rebellion broke out, when the cool his father, who possessed a similar title, the advice of Sir James Ware is acknowledged reward of past services, was living.

to have greatly aided the numerous cabinet The younger Sir James Ware soon began councils which were consequently held. In to relax from the severity of his literary 1643 he took a great share in the question studies. The consideration of an increasing entered into with the Irish insurgents touchfamily brought him by his marriage with ing the expediency of a suspension of arms; Miss Newman, the daughter of an influen- and being appointed a member of the countial citizen of Dublin, suggested to his at- cil of seventeen for arranging the terms of tention the lucrative nature of state occupa- the armistice, the treaty became so disturbed tions; and when, in the year 1632, by the with the numerous jarring prejudices and death of Sir James Ware the elder, he'suc

interests which it involved, that, eventually, ceeded to the office of auditor-general, so Sir James was appointed one of the three assiduously were its arduous duties per- commissioners instructed to repair to the formed by him, that upon the arrival in Ire- king at Oxford, and to confer with his maland of the Lord Deputy Wentworth, after- jesty relative to a final eace with the conwards Earl of Strafford, he was called to a federated rebels. It is to be presumed that

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