Francis Hare, 6th Earl of Listowel

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The Earl of Listowel
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Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
Assumed office
31 July 1998
Hereditary Peerage
Preceded byThe 5th Earl of Listowel
Personal details
Born (1964-06-28) June 28, 1964 (age 55)
Political partycrossbencher

Francis Michael Hare, 6th Earl of Listowel (born 28 June 1964), styled Viscount Ennismore until 1997, is an Irish and British peer. He first sat in the Lords by right of his United Kingdom peerage of Baron Hare and is now one of the ninety hereditary peers elected to remain in the House of Lords after the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999, where he sits as a crossbencher.

Lord Listowel is a member of the Ascendancy, the old Anglo-Irish ruling class.

The son of William Hare, 5th Earl of Listowel and Pamela Mollie Day, and nephew of John Hare, 1st Viscount Blakenham, he was educated at Westminster School and Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, where he graduated with a BA degree in English literature in 1992. In 1997, he succeeded to his father's titles. The earldom is named after Listowel, a town in the north of County Kerry in Ireland.

References[edit]

  • "DodOnline". Retrieved 2007-02-11.
  • Biography - UK Parliament

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Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
William Francis Hare
Earl of Listowel
1997–present
Incumbent
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Francis Hare
Baron Hare
1997– present
Succeeded by
Incumbent