Sir Randal William Mac Donnell, 1st and last Marquess of Antrim1

M, #15341, b. 4 November 1749, d. 29 July 1791
Last Edited=24 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.8%
     Sir Randal William Mac Donnell, 1st and last Marquess of Antrim was born on 4 November 1749.1 He was the son of Alexander Mac Donnell, 5th Earl of Antrim and Anne Plunkett.1 He married Hon. Letitia Morres, daughter of Hervey Morres, 1st Viscount Mountmorres and Lady Letitia Ponsonby, on 3 July 1774.2 He died on 29 July 1791 at age 41 at Antrim House, Merrion Square, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1 His will (dated 14 August 1790) was probated on 15 August 1791 at Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.2
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for County Antrim between 1768 and 1775.1 He held the office of Sheriff of County Antrim in 1771.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Antrim [I., 1620] on 13 October 1775.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Viscount Dunluce, co. Antrim [I., 1618] on 13 October 1775.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) on 5 May 1779.1 On 5 February 1783 he was nominated to the Order of St. Patrick, but was never invested, being unwilling to resign from the Order of the Bath.2 He was created 1st Viscount Dunluce [Ireland] on 19 June 1785, with special remainder to his daughters in order of seniority.2 He was created 1st Earl of Antrim [Ireland] on 19 June 1785, with special remainder to his daughters in order of seniority.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Ireland] in 1786.2 He was created 1st Marquess of Antrim [Ireland] on 18 August 1789.2
     Sir John Blaquiere writes of him in 1775 as "an idle, unsteady young man, not to be depended upon."1
     On his death, the Marquessate of Antrim, and the two earlier creations of Earl of Antrim and Viscount Dunluce became extinct.2

Children of Sir Randal William Mac Donnell, 1st and last Marquess of Antrim and Hon. Letitia Morres

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 I, page 176. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 177.

Charlotte Freeman

F, #15342
Last Edited=22 May 2008
     Charlotte Freeman was the daughter of Thomas Freeman.

Child of Charlotte Freeman and Maj.-Gen. Sherrington Talbot

Indiana Talbot

F, #15343
Last Edited=22 May 2008
     Indiana Talbot was the daughter of Maj.-Gen. Sherrington Talbot and Charlotte Freeman. She married Lewes Peake Garland on 9 February 1773.
      Her married name became Garland.

Anne Hassel

F, #15344
Last Edited=4 May 2008
     Anne Hassel was the daughter of Thomas Hassel. She married Sir Charles Henry Talbot, 1st Bt., son of Maj.-Gen. Sherrington Talbot and Elizabeth Medgett, in 1749.
      Her married name became Talbot.

Children of Anne Hassel and Sir Charles Henry Talbot, 1st Bt.

Sir Charles Talbot, 2nd Bt.

M, #15345, d. November 1812
Last Edited=4 May 2008
     Sir Charles Talbot, 2nd Bt. was the son of Sir Charles Henry Talbot, 1st Bt. and Anne Hassel. He died in November 1812, unmarried.
     He gained the title of 2nd Baronet Talbot. He lived at Mickleham, Surrey, England.

Sir George Talbot, 3rd Bt.

M, #15346, b. 14 March 1763, d. 10 June 1850
Last Edited=18 Aug 2003
     Sir George Talbot, 3rd Bt. was born on 14 March 1763. He was the son of Sir Charles Henry Talbot, 1st Bt. and Anne Hassel. He married Anna Preston, daughter of Reverend Thomas Preston, in 1787. He died on 10 June 1850 at age 87.
     He gained the title of 3rd Baronet Talbot, of Mickleham, Surrey and of Belfast, co. Antrim. On his death, his baronetcy became extinct.

Anna Preston

F, #15347
Last Edited=13 Jun 2008
     Anna Preston was the daughter of Reverend Thomas Preston. She married Sir George Talbot, 3rd Bt., son of Sir Charles Henry Talbot, 1st Bt. and Anne Hassel, in 1787.
      Her married name became Talbot.

Lewes Peake Garland

M, #15348, d. 1780
Last Edited=10 May 2003
     Lewes Peake Garland married Indiana Talbot, daughter of Maj.-Gen. Sherrington Talbot and Charlotte Freeman, on 9 February 1773. He died in 1780.
     He lived at Michaelstow, Essex, England.

Henrietta Maria Decker

F, #15349, d. December 1747
Last Edited=10 May 2003
     Henrietta Maria Decker was the daughter of Sir Matthew Decker. She married Hon. John Talbot, son of Charles Talbot, 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol and Cecil Matthews, in May 1737. She died in December 1747.
      Her married name became Talbot.

Charlotte Elizabeth Drake

F, #15350, d. 1817
Last Edited=4 May 2008
     Charlotte Elizabeth Drake was the daughter of Reverend Thomas Drake. She married George Talbot, son of Reverend George Talbot and Hon. Anne Bouverie, on 4 January 1789. She died in 1817.
      Her married name became Talbot.

Children of Charlotte Elizabeth Drake and George Talbot