Thomas Cromwell, 3rd Earl of Ardglass

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Thomas Cromwell, 3rd Earl of Ardglass
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Arms of Cromwell, Earl of Ardglass: Quarterly, per fess, indented, azure and or, four lions passant
BornThomas Cromwell
29 November 1653
Strensham, Worcestershire,
Died11 April 1682 (aged 28–29)
Ilam, Staffordshire
Resting placeSt Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin
Tenure1653–1668
Other titles3rd Viscount Lecale
6th Baron Cromwell
Known forEnglish nobleman
NationalityEnglish
Spouse(s)Honora Boyle
Mary O'Brien
ParentsWingfield Cromwell, 2nd Earl of Ardglass
Mary Russell

Thomas Cromwell, 3rd Earl of Ardglass (29 November 1653 – 11 April 1682), was an English nobleman, the only son of Wingfield Cromwell, 2nd Earl of Ardglass of Ilam, Staffordshire and Mary Russell. He held the subsidiary titles of 3rd Viscount Lecale and 6th Baron Cromwell of Oakham.[1]

Life[edit]

He succeeded to the titles of 6th Baron Cromwell of Oakham, in the Peerage of England (1540), 3rd Viscount Lecale, in Ulster, in the Peerage of Ireland (1624) and 3rd Earl of Ardglass, in the Peerage of Ireland (1645) on 3 October 1668. On 29 of the same month and year he matriculated at Christ Church, University of Oxford.[2]

Marriages[edit]

He married firstly,

He married secondly,

  • Mary O'Brien, without issue.[2]

Death[edit]

Thomas Cromwell died 11 April 1682 and was buried at Ilam, Staffordshire. He was succeeded by his uncle Vere Essex Cromwell, 4th Earl of Ardglass.[2] His widow Mary, married secondly, before 1687, Francis Cuffe (12 September 1656 – 26 December 1694), Member of Parliament for County Mayo in the Parliament of Ireland, son of Sir James Cuffe of Ballinrobe, County Mayo, and had issue, and married thirdly, c. 1700, as his first wife Captain Sir Thomas Burdett, 1st Baronet, of Garahill, County Carlow (14 September 1668 – 14 April 1727), without issue. She died 14 April 1727 and was buried at St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burke 1866, pp. 146–147
  2. ^ a b c d e Cokayne 1910, pp. 192–194

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Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Wingfield Cromwell
Earl of Ardglass
1668–1682
Succeeded by
Vere Essex Cromwell
Preceded by
Wingfield Cromwell
Viscount Lecale
1668–1682
Succeeded by
Vere Essex Cromwell
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Wingfield Cromwell
Baron Cromwell
1668–1682
Succeeded by
Vere Essex Cromwell