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Topic: Earl of Upper Ossory


  
  Augustus Henry Fitzroy, third Duke of Grafton (1735-1811)
In January 1765 Grafton and his wife separated: Lady Grafton began an affair with the Earl of Upper Ossory to whom she had a son in 1768.
The Rockingham administration was undermined by the combined activities of Pitt and the king, resulting in Rockingham's resignation in July 1766.
Although the administration of 1766-68 was that of the Earl of Chatham, the 'great man' was absent for most of the time, leaving Grafton to get on with the business of government.
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  John Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Gower - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Gower (10 August 1694 – 25 December 1754) was a British Tory politician, one of the first Tories to enter government in the 18th century.
Mary was a daughter of William Feilding, 3rd Earl of Denbigh and his wife Mary King.
She was a daughter of Thomas Tufton, 6th Earl of Thanet.
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HOLLAND, HENRY RICHARD VASSALL FOX, 3RD BARON (1773-1840), was the son of Stephen Fox, 2nd Baron Holland, his mother, Lady Mary Fitzpatrick, being the daughter of the earl of Upper Ossory.
During several years he may be said almost to have constituted the Whig party in the Upper House.
See The Journal of Elizabeth, Lady Holland, edited by the earl of Ilchester (1908); and Lloyd Sanders, The Holland House Circle (1908).
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 Plantations of Ireland
John FitzPatrick, Baron of Upper Ossory, refused to submit the manor of Castletown to the plantation.
In 1537, his ancestor, Brian MacGiollapadraig, agreed to surrender Upper Ossory to King Henry VIII and was regranted the lordship under English law and in 1541 was made Baron of Upper Ossory.
The Irish Catholic upper classes were unable to stop the continued plantations in Ireland because they had been barred from public office because of their religion and had become a minority in the Irish Parliament by 1615, as a result of the creation of "pocket boroughs" (where Protestants were in the majority) in planted areas.
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 MILLBROOK
The Earls of Kent of Wrest Park followed, and eventually the Manor passed into the possession of King Henry VIII, and was annexed to the Royal Honour of Ampthill.
The Bruce family, Earls of Elgin and of Ailesbury, were Seneschals of the Honour in the 17th century and Lords of the Manor until the time of the Earl of Upper Ossory in late 18th and early 19th centuries.
The Earl of Ailesbury, Viscount Bruce of Ampthill, a great loyalist placed a tablet in Millbrook Church to the memory of the Rector, the Reverend George Lawson, who was employed by the Earl in "several messages in order to the King's restoration." Both the "Great House" and "Warren House" have been demolished.
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 Parishes: Ampthill | British History Online
The town was evidently in a prosperous state in the 18th century, as is shown by the many buildings of that date which line the streets, the majority being built of brick and having tile roofs.
The present house at Ampthill Park is situated at the foot of the hill and was built by Lord Ashburnham in 1694.
37) After her death the honour was let on a long lease to Thomas Bruce Earl of Ailesbury, whose family had filled the office of seneschal of the honour since the resignation of Viscount Fentoun in 1613.
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 Roll of Honour - Regiments - Bedfordshire Volunteer Regiments
Bedfordshire Cavalry under Colonel The Earl of Upper Ossory, a total of 142 men whose uniform was blue with red collar and cuffs, the officers wearing gold lace, the buttons were gold and the breeches/pantaloons blue.
Bedfordshire Infantry also under Colonel The Earl of Upper Ossory, a total of 1,300 men whose uniform was red with green collar and cuffs, the officers wearing gold lace, the buttons were gold and the breeches/pantaloons blue.
Bedfordshire Yeomanry founded as a volunteer cavalry unit in 1794, disbanded in 1827, refounded as the Duke of Manchester's Light Horse Volunteers in 1859, disbanded c.1882; then re-founded as Compton's Horse in 1899, served in South Africa, became Bedfordshire Imperial Yeomanry in 1920, and converted to artillery in 1920.
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 Web Forum - Genealogy Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He left a son and successor, Bryan, seventh peer, who being an adherent of [King] James II, was outlawed, amd dying about 1696, the honour [Earl of Upper Ossory] was claimed by his nephew, Barnaby, son of his brother, John, but disallowed for outlawry.
I would welcome any information relating to the line of descent from the nephew Barnaby who died in 1698 or relating to the line of descent from lieutenant Jamed Fitzpatrick.
Re: Fitzpatrick, Earl of Upper Ossory, in Ireland - Kane L. Taylor 8-31-98
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 The Genoot Library - Universal British Directory, 1791 - Ampthill, Bedfordshire
Ampthill Park, the seat of the Right Honourable the Earl of Upper Ossory, is a small distance from the town.
was in agitation; to whose memory, in 1774, the Earl of Upper Ossory, in the site of the castle, erected a Gothic column, designed by the late Mr.
Essex of Cambridge, to perpetuate the memory of this ill-fated queen, with an inscription.
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 Ampthill
Ampthill Castle, which stood in the park of Ampthill House, was the residence of Catherine of Aragon, queen of Henry VIII, while the business of her divorce was pending.
The site of the castle is marked by a cross erected in 1773 by the Earl of Upper Ossory, who then possessed the domain.
With Ampthill Park is united Houghton Park, in which are the remains of Houghton House, built by the Countess of Pembroke sister of Sir Philip Sidney.
www.oldtowns.co.uk /Bedfordshire/ampthill.htm   (199 words)

  
 The Leveson-Gower Family
Granville Leveson-Gower, Earl Granville (son of Granville Leveson-Gower and Susannah Stewart), born 12 Oct 1773, baptised: 5 Nov 1773, Trentham, Staffordshire, married 24 Dec 1809, Harriet Elizabeth Cavendish, (daughter of William Cavendish and Georgiana Spencer).
George Waldegrave, 4th Earl Waldegrave (son of William Waldegrave and Elizabeth Leveson-Gower), born 23 Nov 1751, married 5 May 1782, Elizabeth Waldegrave, born 25 Mar 1760 (daughter of James Waldegrave and Maria Walpole), who died 29 Jan 1816, Strawberry Hill, Surrey.
Francis Leveson-Gower (Francis Egerton), 1st Earl of Ellesmere, (son of George Granville Leveson-Gower and Elizabeth Sutherland), born 1 Jan 1800, Arlington Street, London, married 18 Jun 1822, Harriet Catherine Greville, born 1800, (daughter of Charles Greville and Charlotte, daughter of the 3rd Duke of Portland) who died 17 Apr 1866.
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 Ampthill Parish, 1830 Gazetteer.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Here was formerly a castle or palace, long since demolished, In which the Princess of Aragon, one of the unfortunate wives of Henry VIII, resided, during the time her unjust divorce was in agitation.
Near where the palace stood is a Gothic cross, erected in 1774, by the late Lord Ossory, In commemoration of the woes of that injured princess.
The market day is on Thursday, and is tolerably well supplied with corn and pigs: the fairs are May 5th and November 30th, for cattle, and 29th of September for hiring servants.
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 Family and estate collections - M   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Farming or Fermyn woods was part of the Robinson and later the Fitzpatrick estate (see Robinson of Cranford) until the deaths of the Ladies Gertrude and Anne Fitzpatrick in 1841, the daughters of the last Earl of Upper Ossory.
A stepson inherited Haselbech and was recreated Earl of Liverpool.
The 4th Earl of Cardigan inherited the Duke of Shrewsbury's papers through his father the 3rd Earl who was the Duke's nephew and personal heir.
northamptonshire.gov.uk /Community/record/FamcollM.htm?textonly=true   (1936 words)

  
 Augustus Henry Fitzroy, third Duke of Grafton (1735-1811)
In January 1765 Grafton and his wife separated: Lady Grafton began an affair with the Earl of Upper Ossory to whom she had a son in 1768.
Although the administration of 1766-8 is that of the Earl of Chatham, the great man was absent for most of the time, leaving Grafton to get on with the business of government.
In May 1767, Grafton was unable to prevent Charles Townshend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, from proposing the American Import Duties Bill to the House of Commons.
www.historyhome.co.uk /pms/grafton.htm   (1247 words)

  
 Ossory Geneology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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Carlow, by Walter, Earl of Ormonde and Ossory.
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 Index to royal Genealogical Data - ordered by lastname - part 32
FitzRobert, William of Gloucester, Earl of Gloucester, b.
Foljambe, Gerald William Frederick Savile, Earl of Liverpool 3rd, b.
Fox-Strangeway, Maurice V de Touffreville, Earl of Ilchester 9th, b.
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 Parishes: Flitwick | British History Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
9) It passed to the Countess of Albemarle, by whom it was subinfeudated, and before 1195 the overlordship was held by William Earl of Albemarle and his wife Hawis.
In the upper light is a roundel of 14th-century glass charged with two leopards sable.
98) Its history is afterwards identical with the manor, and in the division of the latter into moieties it became attached to that part acquired by the Earl of Upper Ossory in 1773 (fn.
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 Irish Marriage N-Z
to Earl of Inchiquin=Williams, B., at Truro Jan.
to Earl of Uxbridge, at Calcutta, E. Indes.
to Earl of Glandore, in London Mar. 1783 p.
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 Otho
Bred by the Honourable Richard Vernon of Newmarket, and later sold to the Earl of Upper Ossory, he was on the turf for four years.
This was his final race before retiring to the Earl's Bedfordshire stud.
In the stud he got a number of excellent homebred runners for Lord Ossory.
www.bloodlines.net /TB/Bios/Otho.htm   (274 words)

  
 thePeerage.com - George Henry Fitzroy and others
He was the son of John FitzPatrick, 1st Earl of Upper Ossory and Lady Evelyn Leveson-Gower.
Keith Stewart, son of Admiral George Stewart, 8th Earl of Galloway and Lady Jane Paget, on 9 August 1841.
He was the son of Admiral George Stewart, 8th Earl of Galloway and Lady Jane Paget.
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 Ampthill
Catherine of Aragon, until the business of her divorce was pending, resided here, where she received the summons of the commissioners at Dunstable which she refused to obey.
In memory of this the Earl of ossory in 1770 erected on the site of the castle a handsome column, with an appropriate description by Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford.
cross erected by Lord Ossory in 1770, with an inscription by Horace Walpole on its base, commemorating 'the mornful refuge of an injured Queen'.
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 William Petty Fitzmaurice Biography
William Petty Fitzmaurice, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne before 1784, (20 May 1737-7th May 1805), British statesman, was born at Dublin.
He was twice married, first to Lady Sophia (1745—1771), daughter of John Carteret, Earl Granville, through whom he obtained the Lansdowne estates near Bath, and secondly to Lady Louisa (1755—1789), daughter of John Fitzpatrick, 1st Earl of Upper Ossory.
John Henry Petty Fitzmaurice (1765—1809), his son by the first marriage, succeeded as 2nd Marquess, after having sat in the House of Commons for twenty years as member for Chipping Wycombe.
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 thePeerage.com - Lord John Philip Sackville and others
She was the daughter of John Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Gower and Lady Evelyn Pierrepont.
She married, firstly, John FitzPatrick, 1st Earl of Upper Ossory on 29 June 1744.
He was the son of John Tufton, 2nd Earl of Thanet and Lady Margaret Sackville.
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 Archives Dept, University College, Dublin
Papers of the Fitzpatrick family, sometime Earls of Upper Ossory and Barons Castletown, County Laois
John Fitzpatrick, Earl of Upper Ossory (1745ñ1818) left two daughters Gertrude (1774ñ1841) and Anne (1774ñ1841) by his marriage to Anne Liddell (d.1804).
Baron Castletown of Upper Ossory, inherited his father’s estates in Ireland, situated in county Laois, on the death of Lady Gertrude.
www.ucd.ie /archives/html/homepage/collections/fitzpatrick-family.htm   (255 words)

  
 Amazon.com: "Upper Ossory": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 William Petty, second Earl of Shelburne (1737-1805)
Although he was again returned as MP for Chipping Wycombe in the 1761 general election, he was elevated to the House of Lords on his father's death, becoming Earl of Shelburne.
Shelburne supported the Regulating Act for India in 1773 and in 1775 he spoke to Chatham's motion for the withdrawal of troops from Boston (Massachusetts).
Having served with Bute, Shelburne did not have the trust of his colleagues, who referred to him as "the Jesuit of Berkeley Square" and "Malagrida".
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 Turtle Bunbury - Award-winning travel writer, historian and author based in Ireland
Thomas Radcliffe, 3rd Earl of Sussex - Lord Deputy of Ireland (1556 - 1565)
Anne's cousin John, 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory, was one of the great horse racing enthusiasts in the reign of "Mad King" George III.
In January 1765 the 2nd Earl began an affair with Lady Grafton, the unhappy wife of the decadent Duke of Grafton.
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 NPG D15437; John Fitzpatrick, 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory
NPG D15437; John Fitzpatrick, 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory
John Fitzpatrick, 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory (1745-1818).
NPG D4540: John Fitzpatrick, 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory (impression from same plate as)
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