Henry Tichborne, 1st Baron Ferrard
Henry Tichborne, 1st Baron Ferrard (1663 – 3 November 1731), known as Sir Henry Tichborne, Bt, between 1697 and 1715, was an Irish peer.
Tichborne was the son of Sir William Tichborne of Beaulieu, County Louth and his wife Judith Bysse, daughter of John Bysse, Chief Baron of the Irish Exchequer; his other grandfather being the statesman and general Sir Henry Tichborne, a younger son of the Tudor MP, Sir Benjamin Tichborne, 1st Baronet, of Tichborne (see Tichborne Baronets). He represented Ardee and County Louth in the Irish House of Commons.
As an ardent supporter of the Glorious Revolution, he was created a Baronet, of Beaulieu in the County of Louth, in the Baronetage of England on 12 July 1697. On 9 October 1715 he was raised to the Peerage of Ireland as Baron Ferrard, of Beaulieu in the County of Louth.
He married Arabella, daughter of Sir Robert Cotton. They had four sons, all of whom died before their father leaving no male issue, so that at his death in 1731 his titles became extinct. He had one surviving daughter, who married William Aston, MP for Dunleer, and had issue.
He was largely responsible for the completion of Beaulieu House, the main Tichborne residence, in its present form, although it had been begun by his grandfather, Sir Henry in 1666.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
- Beaulieu House website: history section
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