William Anthony Nugent, 13th Earl of Westmeath

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William Anthony Nugent, 13th Earl of Westmeath, born at Flowerhill House, Tynagh, County Galway, 21 November 1928, is an Anglo-Irish peer and a former soldier and schoolmaster.

Nugent was educated at Marlborough College, Wiltshire, and at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. He served in the Royal Artillery as a Captain, retiring in 1961.[1] He was subsequently employed as a schoolmaster at St Andrew's School, Pangbourne, from 1961 to 1988.[2]

He succeeded to his father's titles on the latter's death in 1971. He married Susanna Margaret Leonard of Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire, in 1963 and had issue:

  • Sean Charles Weston Nugent, Lord Delvin born 16 February 1965
  • Hon. Patrick Mark Leonard Nugent, born 6 April 1966


  1. ^ Tynagh Millennium Review (Tynagh & District Development Society Ltd., 2000) (pp. 42–45)
  2. ^ Patrick W. Montague-Smith, Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (Debrett's Peerage Ltd., 1980), p. 200: "William Anthony Nugent, 13th Earl... Assist. Master, St Andrew's Sch., Pangbourne".

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Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Gilbert Charles Nugent
Earl of Westmeath
heir apparent:
Sean Nugent, Lord Delvin