Vere Essex Cromwell, 4th Earl of Ardglass

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Vere Essex Cromwell, 4th Earl of Ardglass
Born Vere Essex Cromwell
2 October 1625
Ilam, Staffordshire
Died 26 November 1687 (aged 61–62)
Booncastle County Down
Resting place Down Cathedral, Downpatrick
54°19′37″N 5°43′21″W / 54.327061°N 5.722547°W / 54.327061; -5.722547
Tenure 1682–1687
Other titles 4th Viscount Lecale
7th Baron Cromwell
Known for English nobleman
Nationality English
Successor All titles extinct
Spouse(s) Catherine Hamilton
Issue Elizabeth
Parents Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Ardglass
Elizabeth Meverell

Vere Essex Cromwell, 4th Earl of Ardglass PC (I), (2 October 1625 – 26 November 1687) was an English nobleman, son of Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Ardglass and Elizabeth Meverell.[1]

Life[edit]

Vere Essex Cromwell was born at Throwleigh, Staffordshire and was educated at Stone School, Staffordshire, and at Finstock, Oxfordshire. He succeeded his nephew Thomas Cromwell as Earl of Ardglass and Viscount Lecale in the Peerage of Ireland in 1682, as well as Baron Cromwell in the Peerage of England. He died 26 November 1687 at his home in Booncastle, County Down and was buried 29 November at Downpatrick Abbey, County Down. On his death without male issue, all of his titles became extinct.[2][3]

Marriage and issue[edit]

He married in 1672 Catherine Hamilton, widow of Richard Price, of, Greencastle, Kilkeel, County Down, daughter of James Hamilton, of Newcastle Kilcoo, County Down and Margaret Kynaston, of Saul, County Down, and by her, had an only daughter:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burke 1866, pp. 146–147
  2. ^ a b c Cokayne I 2000, pp. 193–194
  3. ^ "Vere Essex Cromwell, Earl of Ardglass". Family Search: Community Trees. British Isles. Peerage, Baronetage, and Landed Gentry Families with Extended Lineage. Histfam.familysearch.org. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Catharine Hamilton". Family Search: Community Trees. British Isles. Peerage, Baronetage, and Landed Gentry Families with Extended Lineage. Histfam.familysearch.org. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Earl of Ossory
Colonel of the 2nd Irish Regiment of Horse
1686–1687
Succeeded by
The Viscount Galmoye
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Thomas Cromwell
Earl of Ardglass
1682–1687
Extinct
Preceded by
Thomas Cromwell
Viscount Lecale
1682–1687
Extinct
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Thomas Cromwell
Baron Cromwell
1682–1687
Extinct