Sir William Parsons, 4th Bt.

M, #12791, b. 6 May 1731, d. 1 May 1791
Last Edited=17 Aug 2003
     Sir William Parsons, 4th Bt. was born on 6 May 1731. He was the son of Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt. and Mary Sprigge. He married Mary Clere, daughter of John Clere, on 28 June 1754. He died on 1 May 1791 at age 59.
     He gained the title of 4th Baronet Parsons.

Children of Sir William Parsons, 4th Bt. and Mary Clere

Mary Clere

F, #12792
Last Edited=12 May 2008
     Mary Clere was the daughter of John Clere. She married Sir William Parsons, 4th Bt., son of Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt. and Mary Sprigge, on 28 June 1754.
      Her married name became Parsons.

Children of Mary Clere and Sir William Parsons, 4th Bt.

Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt.1

M, #12793, b. 1707, d. 1756
Last Edited=28 Dec 2008
     Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt. was born in 1707.2 He was the son of William Parsons and Martha Pigott.1 He married, firstly, Mary Sprigge, daughter of William Sprigge, on 5 September 1730.1 He married, secondly, Anne Harman, daughter of Wentworth Harman and Frances Sheppard, on 16 February 1742.1 He died in 1756.1
     He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Parsons, of Birr Castle [I., 1677] on 17 March 1740/41.1

Child of Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt. and Mary Sprigge

Children of Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt. and Anne Harman

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2449. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume IV, page 211. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Mary Sprigge1

F, #12794
Last Edited=22 Jun 2008
     Mary Sprigge was the daughter of William Sprigge.1 She married Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt., son of William Parsons and Martha Pigott, on 5 September 1730.1
      Her married name became Parsons.

Child of Mary Sprigge and Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2449. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Anne Harman1

F, #12795
Last Edited=8 Apr 2008
     Anne Harman was the daughter of Wentworth Harman and Frances Sheppard.1,2 She married Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt., son of William Parsons and Martha Pigott, on 16 February 1742.1
      Her married name became Parsons.

Children of Anne Harman and Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt.

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2449. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S76] Anthony Lawrence King-Harman, The Kings of King House (Bedford, Bedfordshire, U.K.: privately, 1996). Hereinafter cited as Kings of King House.

Laurence Parsons-Harman, 1st Earl of Rosse

M, #12796, b. 26 July 1749, d. 20 April 1807
Last Edited=5 Apr 2010
     Laurence Parsons-Harman, 1st Earl of Rosse was born on 26 July 1749. He was the son of Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt. and Anne Harman. He married Lady Jane King, daughter of Edward King, 1st Earl of Kingston and Jane Caulfeild, on 11 June 1772.1 He died on 20 April 1807 at age 57.
     He was created 1st Earl of Rosse [Ireland] on 3 February 1806.2

Child of Laurence Parsons-Harman, 1st Earl of Rosse and Lady Jane King

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1597. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XI, page 168. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VIII, page 144.

Lady Jane King1

F, #12797, d. 26 January 1838
Last Edited=27 Apr 2011
     Lady Jane King was the daughter of Edward King, 1st Earl of Kingston and Jane Caulfeild.1 She married Laurence Parsons-Harman, 1st Earl of Rosse, son of Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt. and Anne Harman, on 11 June 1772.1 She died on 26 January 1838.1
      Her married name became Parsons.

Child of Lady Jane King and Laurence Parsons-Harman, 1st Earl of Rosse

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1597. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VIII, page 144. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.


Edward King, 1st Earl of Kingston1

M, #12798, b. 29 March 1726, d. 8 November 1797
Last Edited=27 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=3.13%
     Edward King, 1st Earl of Kingston was born on 29 March 1726.1 He was the son of Sir Henry King, 3rd Bt. and Isabella Wingfield.1 He married Jane Caulfeild, daughter of Thomas Caulfeild and Peggy Jordan, on 5 January 1752.1 He died on 8 November 1797 at age 71 at Kingston Lodge, County Roscommon, Ireland.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Boyle between 1749 and 1760.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Baronet King, of Boyle Abbey, co. Roscommon [I., 1682] on 22 May 1755.1 He held the office of Grand Master of the Freemasons [Ireland] between 1761 and 1763.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for County Sligo between 1761 and 1764.1 He was created 1st Baron Kingston of Rockingham, co. Roscommon [Ireland] on 15 July 1764.1 He was created 1st Viscount Kingston of Kingsborough, co. Sligo [Ireland] on 15 November 1766.1 He was created 1st Earl of Kingston [Ireland] on 25 August 1768.1 He held the office of Grand Master of the Freemasons [Ireland] between 1769 and 1770.1 He held the office of Custos Rotulorum of County Roscommon between 1772 and 1797.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Ireland] on 20 January 1794.1

Children of Edward King, 1st Earl of Kingston and Jane Caulfeild

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VII, page 299. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1597. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S76] Anthony Lawrence King-Harman, The Kings of King House (Bedford, Bedfordshire, U.K.: privately, 1996). Hereinafter cited as Kings of King House.
  4. [S78] Robert Douglas King-Harman, The Kings, Earls of Kingston (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, U.K.: W. Hefer & Sons, 1959). Hereinafter cited as The Kings.

Lady Frances Parsons1

F, #12799, b. 31 March 1775, d. 7 October 1841
Last Edited=3 May 2006
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lady Frances Parsons was born on 31 March 1775.1 She was the daughter of Laurence Parsons-Harman, 1st Earl of Rosse and Lady Jane King.1 She married General Robert Edward King, 1st Viscount Lorton of Boyle, son of Robert King, 2nd Earl of Kingston and Caroline FitzGerald, on 9 December 1799.1 She died on 7 October 1841 at age 66 at Rockingham Castle, County Roscommon, Ireland.1
      Her married name became King. As a result of her marriage, Lady Frances Parsons was styled as Baroness Erris of Boyle on 29 December 1800. As a result of her marriage, Lady Frances Parsons was styled as Viscountess Lorton of Boyle on 28 May 1806.

Children of Lady Frances Parsons and General Robert Edward King, 1st Viscount Lorton of Boyle

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VIII, page 144. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1598. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S78] Robert Douglas King-Harman, The Kings, Earls of Kingston (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, U.K.: W. Hefer & Sons, 1959). Hereinafter cited as The Kings.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VII, page 301.
  5. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

General Robert Edward King, 1st Viscount Lorton of Boyle1

M, #12800, b. 12 August 1773, d. 20 November 1854
Last Edited=27 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.2%
     General Robert Edward King, 1st Viscount Lorton of Boyle was born on 12 August 1773 at Hill Street, Berkeley Square, London, England.2 He was the son of Robert King, 2nd Earl of Kingston and Caroline FitzGerald.3 He married Lady Frances Parsons, daughter of Laurence Parsons-Harman, 1st Earl of Rosse and Lady Jane King, on 9 December 1799.2 He died on 20 November 1854 at age 81 at Rockingham Castle, County Roscommon, Ireland.2 He was buried on 24 November 1854 at Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland.2
     He was educated between 1781 and 1789 at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2 He matriculated at Exeter College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on 7 November 1789.2 He gained the rank of officer in 1792 in the service of the Army.2 He fought in the capture of Guadeloupe, where he distinguished himself.2 He fought in the capture of St. Lucia.2 He fought in the capture of Martinique.2 He fought in the Battle of Point-a-Petre, where he was wounded.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Jamestown between 1796 and 1797.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Boyle between 1798 and 1800.2 In April 1798 he was tried at the Cork Assizes for the murder of Colonel Henry Gerald FitzGerald, for seducing his sister. He was acquitted as no witnesses came forward.3 He was created 1st Baron Erris of Boyle, co. Roscommon [Ireland] on 29 December 1800.2 He was created 1st Viscount Lorton of Boyle, co. Roscommon [Ireland] on 28 May 1806.2 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1808.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1813.2 He held the office of Representative Peer [Ireland] between 1823 and 1854.2 He gained the rank of General in 1830.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of County Roscommon between 1831 and 1854.2

Children of General Robert Edward King, 1st Viscount Lorton of Boyle and Lady Frances Parsons

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VIII, page 144
    . Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VIII, page 144.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VII, page 300.
  4. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1598. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  5. [S78] Robert Douglas King-Harman, The Kings, Earls of Kingston (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, U.K.: W. Hefer & Sons, 1959). Hereinafter cited as The Kings.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VII, page 301.
  7. [S8] BP1999. [S8]