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  The Flight Of The Earls.Net - Mountjoy
Mountjoy acknowledged the vital strategic location of the area, fearing ‘if at one time or another the army be not lost, and consequently the kingdom’.
Mountjoy’s predicament at the Moyry Pass is detailed in John McCavitt, ‘Trench warfare in the Gap of the North, 1600’ in Cuisle na nGael (Newry, 1987), pp 55-62.
For the remainder of his life (1603-6) Mountjoy exercised a restraining influence on the militant protestant officials who dominated the crown administration in Dublin, seeking not only to ensure that the treaty of Mellifont was honoured but frowning on the persecuting impulses of Lord Deputy Chichester, fearing that they would precipitate renewed conflict in Ireland.
www.theflightoftheearls.net /mountjoy1.htm   (482 words)

 Charles BLOUNT (1° E. Devonshire)
Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devon and 8th Baron Mountjoy served as Lord Deputy and as Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland during the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras.
Mountjoy was a formidable opponent for O'Neill and would eventually defeat him at Kinsale at the end of 1601, but this fight would be on ground of O'Neill's choosing.
Mountjoy became Earl of Devonshire; Lady Rich, daughter of a junior Earl and wife of a junior baron, was given precedence of all barons' wives and almost all earls' daughters.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /Bios/CharlesBlount(1EDevonshire).htm   (1755 words)

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CHARLES BLOUNT, earl of Devonshire and 8th Baron Mountjoy (1563—16o6), lord-lieutenant of Ireland, grandson of the pre-ceding, was the most notable of the later holders of the title.
Mountjoy, by whom she had already had several children, was married to the lady in 16o5 by his chaplain, William Laud, afterwards archbishop of Canterbury.
On their arrival, Rice acting on secret instructions, denounced Mountjoy as a traitor, and the latter was thrown into the Bastille, where he remained till 1692.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /correction/edit?locale=en&content_id=14836   (760 words)

 Mountjoy Blount - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1597 - February 12, 1666), the illegitimate son of Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devonshire, inherited a large property by his father's will, and was a favourite with James I.
The family title was revived in his favour in 1618, when he was created Baron Mountjoy, of Mountjoy Fort, Co. Tyrone, in the peerage of Ireland; and Baron Mountjoy of Thurveston, Derbyshire, in the peerage of England.
In 1628 he was further created Earl of Newport in the Isle of Wight.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mountjoy_Blount   (269 words)

 Blount - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Blount is the name of two counties in the U.S. Blount County, Alabama (named for Willie Blount)
Willie Blount, half-brother of William Blount, Governor of Tennessee
Blount is the family name of several Barons Mountjoy and Earls of Newport in the English Peerage.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Blount   (357 words)

 Blount - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blount (or Blunt) is a common surname of English derivation, meaning "blonde, fair" (Old French blund), or dull (Middle English blunt, blont)
William Blount, 4th Baron Mountjoy (1478–1534) scholar and chamberlain to Catherine of Aragon
Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devon and 8th Baron Mountjoy (1562–1606), English courtier, soldier, and colonial administrator
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Blount   (313 words)

 "Sir John Davies: More Than A Poet"
Blount was a favorite of Queen Elizabeth and, therefore, the friendship between Davies and Blount can be seen as very beneficial to the young poet.
Blount was probably one of the first people to point out to Davies that poetry could be used as a vehicle for one to become recognized in the aristocratic society.
Blount realized that Davies' had a lot of potential and may have felt that an association with the young poet might prove to be just as beneficial to Lord Mountjoy himself.
www.luminarium.org /renlit/sirjohn.htm   (5091 words)

William Le Blount, son of Gilbert and Alice was born abt.
Sir Walter Le Blount, of the Rock, Worchestershire, son of William and Isabel was born abt 1270.
Constance Blount, daughter of Walter and Sancha was born in 1378.
todmar.net /Ancestry/blount_main.htm   (945 words)

 Parker & Blount - Blount section
SIR JOHN BLOUNT (died 1358), heir to his brother, married Isolda Mountjoy, daughter and heir of Thomas, son of Sir Ralph Mountjoy whence the title Mountjoy was afterwards assumed by a number of this family.
HUMPHREY BLOUNT of Kinlet (born 1422, died 1477), married Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Winnington and widow of John Delves of County Cheshire.
Jacob Jehu Blount moved to Florida in 1835 and is shown on the 1840 census of Columbia Co., and on the 1850 census of Hamilton Co. Jacob Jehu died prior to 1860 for in the Hamilton Co. census for that year Hannah, age 64, is residing with her son, Hugh B. Blount.
www.lamartin.com /genealogy/blount14.htm   (3971 words)

The person chosen by the queen to succeed Essex as deputy was Charles Blount, better known as Lord Mountjoy, a man of great ability and foresight, and a more formidable adversary than any yet en- countered by O'Neill.
Along with Mountjoy came Sir George Carew, as president of Munster, a man quite as able and courageous as Mountjoy, but crafty and avaricious.
While O'Neill and O'Donnell were opposing Mountjoy, Docwra succeeded in building forts at Culmore at the mouth of the river Foyle, at Derry, then almost uninhabited, and at Dunnalong, five miles from Derry up the river.
www.travelinireland.com /ireland_history/ireland_history5_lord_mountjoy_and_sir_george_carew_1600_1601.htm   (569 words)

Piers le Blount, son of William and Isabel, was rector of Hanslope.
Third son, Walter le Blount was, in 1313, of the Lancastrian party against Piers de Gaveston.
Third son, Thomas Blount was under the age of 14 in 1397, and heir to his elder brother, John, in 1418.
www.geneajourney.com /blount.html   (1234 words)

 'The O'Neill' Bloodies Mountjoy at Moyry Pass, 1600 -- From WGT
It had bogs which were impassable to the English army on either side and had been the scene of other military actions in the past; here O'Neill would try to stop the advance of Montjoy's army.
On September 20, Mountjoy's army reached the hill of Faughart, half a mile south of Moyry pass, and the scene of Scotsman Edward Bruce's defeat and death in 1318.
Mountjoy's men soon moved through the pass, getting a good look at the defensive works.
www.thewildgeese.com /pages/moyry.html   (1170 words)

 BLOUNT of Mountjoy
His portion of the "spolia opima" embraced thirteen manors in Suffolk, in which county he was the 1st feudal Baron of Ixworth (the place of his residence), and Lord of Orford Castle.
Notes: In 1592 the 7th Lord Mountjoy leased to Sir Francis Drake fishing rights on the Tavy between Lopwell and Denham Bridge for a minimal 2 shillings a year, and his younger brother, Charles, was a volunteer aboard Drake's REVENGE during the Armada campaign.
Some sources says that Sir Christopher Blount was born in Kidderminster, Worcestershire to Thomas and Anne Blount.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /BLOUNT1.htm   (744 words)

 CHARLES BLOUNT - Online Information article about CHARLES BLOUNT
Christopher Blount (1565—16o1), who was afterwards executed for complicity in Essex's See also:
James I. Mountjoy was continued in his See also:
Mountjoy, by whom she had already had several See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /CAU_CHA/CHARLES_BLOUNT.html   (1041 words)

 §3. His first visit to England. I. Englishmen and the Classical Renascence. Vol. 3. Renascence and Reformation. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He came in the company of young William Blount, lord Mountjoy, who had been one of his pupils in Paris.
His pupil, lord Mountjoy, suggested to him his first book, Adagia; and prior Charnock encouraged him to undertake the task.
It is scarcely too much to say that his first visit to England was the turning point in the career of Erasmus.
www.bonus.com /contour/bartlettqu/http@@/www.bartleby.com/213/0103.html   (1021 words)

 Blount Family Genealogy
The release by John le Blount in 1374 to his brother Walter of all his rights in lands in Gayton, Yeldersley, Brushfield, &c.
171), which were Mountjoy manors in the 13th and 14th centuries (Jeayes, Derbyshire Charters, no. 1608, et seq.), suggests that a portion of the Mountjoy estates had descended by inheritance to John, then eldest surviving son of John le Blount and Isoude.
He was joint commissioner in Worcestershire in 1344, to inquire as to holders of land.
www.aritek.com /hartgen/htm/blount.htm   (1475 words)

 Pat Flannery on the Web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
On the morning of January 3, 1602, outside the walled town of Kinsale, Co. Cork, a small English force under Charles Blount, Lord Mountjoy, Elizabeth's Lord Deputy in Ireland and her most able general, decisively routed the last great army of Gaelic Ireland, led by the powerful northern chieftain, Hugh O'Neill.
Mountjoy, who had actually been in a more precarious position himself through disease and starvation could have been defeated if the Irish had waited a little longer before attempting to relieve the Spanish.
Mountjoy spared no Irish prisoners and hanged hundreds within sight of the town.
patflannery.com /IrishHistory/TheBattleOfKinsale.htm   (1656 words)

 pre1500 Harleys - pafg14 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
was born 1420 in Of, Barton Blount, Derbyshire, England.
She died INT 1467 (BY 1467) and was buried in Grey Friars, London, Middlesex, England.
Ellen married Walter BLOUNT [BARON OF MOUNTJOY] about 1440 in Of, Barton Blount, Derbyshire, England.
www.dianneelizabeth.com /NeverEndingStory/Harley/pafg14.htm   (414 words)

 The Tyrell Family Coats of Arms
Her arms are illustrated as barry nebuly of six or and sable, the coat of the ancient family from which descended Blount, Baron Mountjoy (Papworth).
Illustrated as barry nebuly of eight, or and sable, for Blount of Tittenhanger (Berry).
But Lipscombe gives Charles Blount as of Blount’s Hall, Staffordshire, and in accordance with this information the arms of Hester are assumed to be those as given by Papworth for Blount, Staffordshire.
www.mkheritage.co.uk /wdahs/Thornton/docs/tyrellarms.html   (666 words)

 B1977.14.52   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Mountjoy Blount (c.1597-1666) was the illegitimate son of Charles Blount, Earl of Devonshire and 8th Lord Mountjoy, and Penelope, Lady Rich (she was the sister of the famed Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, lover of Queen Elizabeth I).
Blount enjoyed great favor with Charles I throughout the 1620s, and was made an earl in 1628, taking his title from Newport on the Isle of Wight.
He poses for this portrait as Master of the Ordinance, a position the king granted him for life in 1634, and in which he made himself a vast fortune.
www.yale.edu /ycba/exhibitions/interactive/eden/exhibition/paintings/B1977-14-52.html   (95 words)

 The Anniversary Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
There Mountjoy had blockaded the invaders to whose aid Hugh O'Neill and Hugh O'Donnell rallied.
The resulting battle was a most crucial turning point in the history of Gaelic Ireland and set the stage for the Ulster plantation the results of which are with us yet.
Mountjoy was on a tidying up operation in setting out for Galway.
www.dublin.iol.ie /resource/ga/archive/1995/Nov16/annivp.html   (297 words)

Edward Blount of Sodington, Sheriff of Shropshire (dsp)
Mountjoy Blount, 2nd Earl of Newport (b c1630, bur unm 20.03.1674/5)
(2) For Blount of Mountjoy : BE1883 (Blount of Mountjoy and Devon) with input from TCP (Mountjoy), TCP (Newport) and BE1883 (Blount of Mountjoy and Newport) and a little support from Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, Blount).
www.stirnet.com /HTML/genie/british/bb4fz/blount02.htm   (906 words)

 Elizabethan exploration & foreign policy
Elizabeth replaced the Earl of Essex as Lord Deputy with Charles Blount, Baron Mountjoy.
The Spanish sent 4,000 troops to assist the Irish, but they were nevertheless defeated at the Battle of Kinsale 1601.
Tyrone surrendered to Elizabeth, and Mountjoy began building forts to try and prevent further Irish unrest.
history.wisc.edu /sommerville/361/361-19.htm   (1445 words)

 Some corrections and additions to the Complete Peerage: Volume 9: Mountjoy
He [Edward (Blount), Lord Mountjoy (d.1475)] was affianced to, and possibly m., between 18 June and 1 Dec. 1475, Anne...
Anne, the daughter and heir of Sir Thomas Cobham, could not have been the daughter of Elizabeth Chidiok (see Cobham, vol.3, p.355).
of John Terrell and sister of William (Blount), 4th Lord Mountjoy.
www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk /cp/mountjoy.shtml   (239 words)

 BLOUNT Y-Chromosome DNA Surname Project - Family Project Website
-->The goal of the BLOUNT Surname Project is to distinguish between BLOUNT ancestral lines, worldwide.
Any reasonable spelling variant is included (please feel free to suggest a variant you feel I have missed).
29 Sep 2004 - the BLOUNT Surname Project was announced.
www.familytreedna.com /public/blount   (510 words)

 HistoryBuff.com -- The Spanish Armada of 1588
Finally in 1601, English troops led by Charles Blount, Lord Mountjoy, were able to best Tyrone decisively in a set-piece battle at Kinsale, but the crafty Irish earl again eluded capture and continued guerrilla war against the English forces.
It was not until 1603, several days following the accession of King James I upon the death of Elizabeth, that Tyrone and the English reached peace terms that quelled the fighting.
Frustrated with Tyrone's persevering opposition, Mountjoy had utilized scorched-earth tactics to suppress the Gaelic inhabitants, razing farms and torching fields.
www.historybuff.com /library/refarmada3.html   (950 words)

 Family Tree DNA - we do genetic tests for your genealogy questions!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
BLOUNT, LE BLOUNT, BLUNT, BLOND, LE BLOND, and any other reasonable spelling variations, including aliases CROKE and MOUNTJOY, are welcome to join the project.
If you are female, you can have a male BLOUNT (or variant) relative submit a sample for your line.
To participate meaningfully, testees will need to share their direct male line ancestry back to the earliest known BLOUNT (or variant), in the form of a pedigree (excluding living persons).
www.familytreedna.com /surname_join.asp?code=Y43593&special=True   (471 words)

 Memorials and Monuments in Portsmouth Cathedral
Charles Blount, Knight was the son of Sir Michael Blount, who was Constable of the Tower of London.
He was a cousin of Charles Blount, Lord Mountjoy (d.1606 London) later the Earl of Devon, who was Captain of the Town and Isle of Portsmouth.
He was also a kinsman of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex whose sister Lady Penelope Rich née Devereux, married Lord Mountjoy on 26 December 1605 at Wanstead House London after a longstanding “common law” marriage.
www.memorials.inportsmouth.co.uk /churches/cathedral/blount.htm   (390 words)

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