Valentine Browne, 1st Earl of Kenmare

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Valentine Browne, 1st Earl of Kenmare (January 1754 – 3 October 1812)[1] was the Seventh Baronet Browne. He was created First Baron Castlerosse and First Viscount Kenmare on 12 February 1798, with the earlier peerages not being recognised. He was created First Earl of Kenmare on 3 January 1801.[2]

He married Charlotte (1755-82), third daughter of Henry Dillon, 11th Viscount Dillon.


  1. ^ ‹The template Rayment is being considered for deletion.› Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages – Peerages beginning with "K" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison, ed (2004). ""Browne, Thomas, fourth Viscount Kenmare"". The Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Peerage of Ireland
New creation Earl of Kenmare
Succeeded by
Valentine Browne
Viscount Kenmare
Baronetage of Ireland
Preceded by
Thomas Browne
(of Molahiffe)
Succeeded by
Valentine Browne