Thady Wyndham-Quin, 7th Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl

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Thady Windham Thomas Wyndham-Quin, 7th Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl (27 October 1939 – 25 March 2011) was an Irish peer.

He was educated at Ludgrove School and Institut Le Rosey, Switzerland.[1] While a schoolboy he was handicapped by polio.

He succeeded to the earldom in 1965 on the death of his father, Richard Wyndham-Quin, 6th Earl of Dunraven.[1]

Lord Dunraven sold Adare Manor and its contents in 1984 to Irish-American businessman Tom Kane, and the manor was converted into the Adare Manor Hotel. Thereafter he lived with his family in a nearby house called Kilgobbin House. He was chairman of the Irish Wheelchair Association for two decades.[2]


In 1969, he married Geraldine McAleer, daughter of Air Commodore Gerard W. McAleer, CBE, MB, BCh. They had one child, a daughter:

  • Lady Ana Wyndham-Quin (born 1972).[1]


Lord Dunraven died at his home on 25 March 2011, aged 71.[3] The earldom and his other titles became extinct on his death.



  1. ^ a b c Who's Who 2007 (A. & C. Black Ltd, London, 2007)
  2. ^ Earl of Dunraven passes away after short illness Limerick Leader, 2011-03-28.
  3. ^ The 7th Earl of Dunraven and Mount Earl, Telegraph Announcements, 28 March 2011

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Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Richard Wyndham-Quin
Earl of Dunraven and Mount-Earl