Honor Bourke1

F, #41701
Last Edited=24 Jun 2008
     Honor Bourke was the daughter of Richard 'Oge' Bourke.1 She married Meiler Bermingham, 7th Lord Athenry, son of Thomas Bermingham, 6th Lord Bermingham and Annabel de Burgh.1
     As a result of her marriage, Honor Bourke was styled as Lady Athenry. Her married name became Bermingham.1

Child of Honor Bourke and Meiler Bermingham, 7th Lord Athenry

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 293. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Richard 'Oge' Bourke1

M, #41702
Last Edited=24 Jun 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Richard 'Oge' Bourke was the son of Richard Bourke MacWilliam and Margaret Butler.2
     He lived at Clanricarde, County Galway, Ireland.1

Children of Richard 'Oge' Bourke

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 293. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 69. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

John Bermingham, 8th Lord Athenry1

M, #41703, d. between 1547 and 1550
Last Edited=24 Jun 2008
     John Bermingham, 8th Lord Athenry was the son of Meiler Bermingham, 7th Lord Athenry and Honor Bourke.1 He died between 1547 and 1550, slain in the disturbances, without male issue.1
     He succeeded to the title of 8th Lord Athenry [I., c. 1280] in 1529.1

Child of John Bermingham, 8th Lord Athenry

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 293. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 298.

Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofic George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis1

M, #41704, b. 10 December 1891, d. 16 June 1969
Last Edited=23 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Field Marshal Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis 2
     Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofic George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis was born on 10 December 1891.1 He was the son of Major James Alexander, 4th Earl of Caledon and Lady Elizabeth Graham Graham-Toler.3 He married Lady Margaret Diana Bingham, daughter of George Charles Bingham, 5th Earl of Lucan and Violet Sylvia Blanche Spender Clay, on 14 October 1931.1 He died on 16 June 1969 at age 77.3
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was wounded three times and mentioned in despatches five times.1 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).1 He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.).1 He was decorated with the award of the Legion of Honour.1 He was Temporary Brigadier and Brigade-Commander of the Indian Army in 1934.1 He was Commander of the Nowshera Brigade between 1934 and 1938 at India.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Star of India (C.S.I.) in 1936.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM King Edward VIII in 1936.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1937 in the service of the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Punjab Regiment.1 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1937.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1938.1 He was Commander of the 1st Division, Aldershot between 1938 and 1940.1 He was General Officer in Command of the Southern Command between 1940 and 1942.1 He gained the rank of General in 1942.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1942.1 He was General Officer in Command of the forces in Burma in 1942.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the forces in the Middle East in 1942.1 He was Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the forces in North Africa in 1943.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the Italy between 1943 and 1944.1 He was Supreme Allied Commander of the Mediterranean between 1944 and 1945.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp General to HM King George VI between 1944 and 1946.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1946.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1946.1 He held the office of Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada between 1946 and 1952.1 He was created 1st Viscount Alexander of Tunis, of Errigal, co. Donegal [U.K.] on 1 March 1946.1 He adopted Lady Susan Mary Alexander. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1952.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Canada] in 1952.1 He held the office of Minister of Defence between 1952 and 1954.1 He was created 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis [U.K.] on 14 March 1952.1 He was created 1st Baron Rideau, of Ottawa and of Castle Derg, co. Tyrone [U.K.] on 14 March 1952.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of the County of London between 1957 and 1965.1 He was decorated with the award of the Order of Merit (O.M.) in 1959.1 He held the office of Constable of the Tower of London between 1960 and 1965.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London between 1965 and 1966.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
     

Children of Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofic George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis and Lady Margaret Diana Bingham

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 58. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S8] BP1999. [S8]
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Alexander, Harold Rupert, 1891-1969". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Edmund Bermingham1

M, #41705
Last Edited=5 Nov 2003
     Edmund Bermingham is the son of Richard Bermingham.1

Child of Edmund Bermingham

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 294. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.


Richard Bermingham1

M, #41706
Last Edited=5 Nov 2003
     Richard Bermingham is the son of Edmund Bermingham.1

Child of Richard Bermingham

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 294. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Elizabeth West1

F, #41707
Last Edited=19 May 2008
     Elizabeth West was the daughter of Sir Reynold West, 6th Lord la Warre and Margaret Thorley.1 She married William de Berkeley, 1st and last Marquess of Berkeley, son of James de Berkeley, 1st Lord Berkeley and Lady Isabel Mowbray, in 1466.1 She and William de Berkeley, 1st and last Marquess of Berkeley were divorced on 20 November 1467 although Elizabeth appealed the divorce to Pope Paul II.1
     As a result of her marriage, Elizabeth West was styled as Baroness Berkeley in 1466. From 1466, her married name became de Berkeley.1

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 II, page 134. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Edmund Bermingham1

M, #41708
Last Edited=5 Nov 2003
     Edmund Bermingham is the son of Richard Bermingham.1

Child of Edmund Bermingham

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 294. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Richard Bermingham, 9th Lord Athenry1

M, #41709, d. 1580
Last Edited=31 Oct 2013
     Richard Bermingham, 9th Lord Athenry was the son of Edmund Bermingham.1 He married Catharine O'Kelly, daughter of Teigh Dubh O'Kelly and unknown O'Kelly, before 1540.1 He died in 1580.1
     He succeeded to the title of 9th Lord Athenry [I., c. 1280] between 1547 and 1550.1 In 1572 he attended the Lord Deputy Sidney in his progress through Galway, who wrote of him that he was "as poore a Baron as Iyveth and yet agreed on to be the auntientess Baron in this lande."1

Child of Richard Bermingham, 9th Lord Athenry and Catharine O'Kelly

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 294. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Arabella Crosbie Ward1

F, #41710, d. 1 December 1960
Last Edited=3 Feb 2004
     Arabella Crosbie Ward was the daughter of John Hamilton Ward and Marcia Townsend.1 She married Rev. Canon Horace Rollo Meyer on 9 July 1902.1 She died on 1 December 1960.1
      From 9 July 1902, her married name became Meyer.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 180. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]