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(if Baron.) Sir William Fitzwilliam, Lady Charlotte, horn 14th July, 1746) who was by King James the first, in confi- and married, 24th May, 1764, to the prederation of his own merit, and services of fent Sir Thomas Dundas, Bart. by włom his Ancestors, advanced to the Peerage of the has issue. : Ireland; being created Lord Fitzwilliam, Lady Frances, born 22d 04. 1950. Baron of Lifford, by patent, dated ift Dec. Lady Amelia Maria, born rath Dec. 1620. He married Catherine, daughter to 1751, died 3th August, 1752. William Hyde, of Kingston Lille, county Lady Henrietta, born 20th March, 1753, Northampton, Efq; and dying 6th Jan. died unmarried. 1643, lert two sons and two daughters ; Lady Dorothy, born 2211 May, 1754. Catherine, married to Sir John Lec, third His Lordship died the oth August, 1756, son of Sir Robert Lec, Lord Mayor of and was sueceeded by his eldest ton, London ; Winifred; and John, the young- (4th Earl.) William, the 4th and present eft fon, died without illue; William, the Earl. eldest fon, succeeded his father, and was

Titles.] William Fitzwilliam, Earl of the

Fitzwilliam, Viscount Miltown, Lord Fitz(2d Baron.) William, the 2d Lord, william, Baron of Lifford, in Ireland; martied Jane, daughter of Hugh Hunter, Earl of Fitzwilliam, of Norborough, and alias Perry, Alderman of London, and had Viscount and Baron of Milton, in Great ilue three daughters and four fons; of Britain. whom Jane, the 2d daughter, married Sir Creations.) Lord Fitzwilliain, Baron of Christopher Wren; and William, the le, Lifford, in the County of Donegal ist Dec. cond fon, succeeded his father, the relt died 1620, 18th Jac. the ift.; Viscount of Mi! without issue.

town, in the county of Westmeath, and (3d Baron, and if Earl.) William, the Earl of Fitzwilliam, of the county of Iyo ad fon, succeeded his father, and was, by rone, 21st July, 1916, 3d of George the privy seal, dated 29th June, and by patent, itt.; Baron of Milton, in the county of Qift July, 1716, created Viscount Miltown, Northampton, 19th April, 1742, the isth and Earl of Fitzwilliam, of the county Ty- of George the 2d; and Viscount of the rone. He married Anne, daughter and heir fame place, and Earl of Fitzwilliam, 6th of Edmond Cramer, of Westwinch, in Sept. 1746, the 20th of that reign. Norfolk, Eig; had issue four fons and fix Arms.) Lozengy, pearl and ruby. daughters ; five of the daughters died young; Creft.] In a Ducal Coronet, topaz, a Anna Marria married Sir Charles Barring- triple plume of five feathers, pearl. ton, Bart.; and three of the fons died un- Supporters.) Two Savages, wreath'd ab married; John, the third son, fucceeded his bout their temples and waills, cach holding father.

in his exterior hand a tree eradicated, with (2d Earl.) John, the zd Earl, married the top broken off, all proper. Anne, daughter to John Stringer, Esq; by Motto.] Appetitus rationi pareat.-Let whom he had issue one son and three daugh- your defires obey your reason. ters; Lady Anne, married 28th May, 1748, Seat.] Milton, in the county Northampto the present Lord Godolphin ; Lady Eli- tor, 82 miles from London. zabeth, unmarried; and Lady Mary, married zift March, 1752, to William Archer,

Fitzmaurice, Earl of Kerry. Esq; and died icth Sept. 1776; and Wil- THE Right Hon, Francis Thomas Fitzliam, fucceeded his father 28th Auguft, 1728, and was the

Clanmaurice, Baron of Kerry and Lixnaw, (3d Earl.) William, the 3d Earl, was was born in Dublin the 9th Sept. 1740, and created a Peer of Great Britain the 19th succeeded his father William, the late and April, 1742, by the title of Lord Fitz- 2d Earl, the 4th April, 1747. His Lordwilliam, Baron of Milton; and the 6th fhip is a Governor of the Work House, and Sept. 1746, he was further advanced to the Lord Lieutenant of the county of Kerry. dignities of Viscount Milton, and Earl of He married, in March, 1768, Mrs. Daly, Fitzwilliam, of Norborough. He married, fister to the Countess of Louth, by whom 220 June, 1744, the Lady Anne Went- he has no iffur. worth, eldeft daughter to Thomas, Mar- This ancient and noble family is a branch quis of Rockingham, by which Lady, who of the illustrious house of Fitzgerald, Earls died 27th August, 1759, he had issue, viz. of Kildare. Otho, a noble Baron in Italy,

William, the present Earl, born 30th bad a son, Walter, who attended the NorMay, 1748.

man Duke into England, and had two sons, George, an Officer in the army, born Maurice and William ; from the latter de28th February, 1756, and late a Member in fcended the English Parliament.

(if Baron.) Thomas, who assumed the Lay Anne, born 34th March, 1744-54 name of Fitzmzurice, and with the first



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Lord of Kerry. He married Grace, daugh- Maurice, the ed Earl of Desmond, and by ter to Mc. Murrough Cavenagh, son of her, who died 1375, he had a son, John, Dermoid, King of Leinster; and dying in who died before him, unmarried, in 1364, 1280, left two sons, of which

and a daughter. His Lordłhip married, (2d Baron.). Maurice succeeded, being secondly, Joan, daughter to Gerald, the stiled Maurice Fitz Thomas, of Kerry. He fourth Earl of Desmond; by whom he had married Mary, daughter and heir to Sir two sons, Patrick and Richard, and one John Mc. Cleod, of Galway, by whom he daughter. He died in 1398, and was suchad five sons and four daughters ; Grace, cecded by his fon, married Robert, Lord Percival; Mary, to (7th Baron.) Patrick, commonly called George, Lord Roche, of Collea, common- Barbatus, the 9th Baron, was killed in the ly called the Red Roach; Joan, to Wil- county of Clare in 1410, leaving issue by ļiam, Lord Barry, of Olethan; Elinor, to Catherine, daughter to Teige Mc. Carthy John, Lord Roche, by whom she was mo. More, Prince of Desmond, three sons and ther of Blanch, the first Countess of Kil.

two daughters; whereof Thomas, the eldare.

deft, fucceeded, and was the (3d Baron.) Nicholas, the eldest son,

(8th Baron.) Thomas, the 8th Baron, fucceeded, and was knighted in 1312, by married Honora, daughter of James, the John, Lord Offaley, for affisting him to 9th Earl of Delmond, by whom he had Suppress the rebellion of the Irish in Mun: three sons and three daughters. Patrick, Ner. He married Slaney, daughter to Con- the eldest, died before him, and was sucnor O'Brien, Prince of Thomond; and ceeded by his second son, Edmond, dying 1324, left three sons and fix daugh- (9th Baron.) Edmond, the 9th Baroni, gers ; Maurice, and John, fucceffive Lords who died in 1498, leaving issue two sons and of Kerry; Gerald, a Monk, who died in two daughters, whereof Edmond, the elItaly: Of the daughters, Catherine, mar- deft, fucceeded, and was the ried John, Lord Barry, of Hely; Mary, to (Toth Baron.) Edmond, the roth Baron, Sir Robert D’Lacy, Lord of Ivecolyen ; married Winifred, daughter of Teige Mc. Elinor, to Maurice, the ift_Earl of Del- Mahon, by whom he had four fons, who mond; Joan, to Maurice Fitzgerald, the all enjoyed the title, and five daughters. ist Knight of Kerry; Elizabeth, to Sir (11th Baron.) Edmond, the eldeft, fucOtho de Lacy, of Browry; Margaret, to ceeded, and was the IIth Baron; and by Donald Mc. Carthy, Prince of Desmond. King Henry the 8th, in 1537, was created

(4th Baron.) Maurice Fitz Nicholas, the Baron of Odorney, and Viscount Kilmaule; eldest son, succeeded. Having a distaste to, which titles ceased with him, he dying in and a dispute with, Dermoid Oge Mc. Car- 1541, without issue male by his wife Cathethy, son and heir of Mc. Carthy More, he rine, daughter of John, Lord Zouch, of killed him upon the Bench, before the Judge Codnoure, and was succeeded by of Aflize, at Tralee, in 132$; for which (13th Baron.) Patrick, his brother, the he was tried, and attainted by the Parlia- 12th Baron, who married Slaney, daughter ment at Dublin, but was not put to death; to Murrough, the ist Earl of Thomond, yet his family thereby loft their lands in and had iffue two fons, successive Lords of Desmond and Molahiffe. He was after- Kerry; and he dying of a cold he took after wards taken prisoner in 1339, by Maurice, hunting, was succeeded by his eldest son, Earl of Desmond, for associating with the (13th Baron.) Thomas, the 13th Baron, Irish, and disturbing the peace, and kept in was left a minor, and died in 1549, and was confinement till he died that year, occafi- succeeded by his brother, oned by his strict diet; and leaving no issue (14th Baron.) Edmond, the 14th Baron, by Honora, daughter to O'Conner, of who died within a month after his brother, Kerry, was succeeded by his brother, and was succeeded by his uncle, Gerald,

(5th Baron.) John, to whom the Lord- 3d fon of Edmond, the roth Lord. ship being restored, he was the fifth Lord. (15th Baron.). Gerald, the 15th Baron, He married, by dispensation from the Pope, married Julia, daughter to Cormac-Oge first, Honora, daughter to O'Brien, of Mc. Carthy, Lord of Mukerry, but was Thomond, his Mother's great niece ; by killed in Desmond in 1550, about a month whom he had a fon Maurice, his fucceffor, after he was married; and having no issue, and a daughter. He married, secondly, was succeeded by his brother, Elinor, daughter to Garrett Fitz Pierce, of (16th Baron.) Thomas, the 16th Baron, Ballymac-Equim, and by her had two fons was 4th son of Edmond, the roth Lord; and a daughter ; and dying at Lixnaw in and being bred, a soldier in Milan, in Italy, 1348, was succeeded by his fon,

under the Emperors of Germany, for many (6th Baron.) Maurice, the 6th Baron. years before the honour accrued to him, was He married, first

, Ehzabeth, daughter to then in that country; whereupon one GoRaymend, Lord Canton, and widow of cald Fitzmaurice, the next heir male appa


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rent, entered upon Lixnaw, and poffefled it 1692, Anne, only daughter to Sir William about a year, when Joan Harman, who had Petty, and fifter to Henry, Earl of Shel. been nurse to the Lord Thomas, (being then burne, and had issue by her, who died in very oid) went in search of him, and 1737, five sons and three daughters, viz. taking thip at Dingle, landed in France, ist son. William, his successor. proceeded to Milan, and having told him of 2d. Thomas, who died young. her errand, died on her return home. On 3d. James, who died young. this he came to take possession of the estate 4th. Thomas, who died unmarried. and title, in which he received great oppo- sth. John, who was made heir to the ktion for about two years, when he had both large estates of his uncle, Henry, Earl of surrendered to him. He was the most beau- Shelburne, on his taking and using the tiful man of that age, and of such strength name, and bearing the arms of Petty; and a few months before his death, although which title of Shelburne, after his uncle's then 88 years old, that he could bend his death, his Majesty conferred on him. He bow, which no three men in Kerry could. married his cousin, Mary, daughter of He married, first, Margaret, second daugh- his uncle, Colonel William Fitzmaurice, of ter to James, the 55th Earl of Desmond, Gallane, county of Kerry, and by whom by whom he had issue four sons and one he had issue ; William, created in 1984 daughter ; secondly, Catherine, only daugh, Marquess of Lansdown in Great Britain, ter of Teige Mc. Carthy Moore, by whom and is Earl of Shelburne in Ireland, who is he had no issue; he married, thirdly, Pene- married and has issue; and Thomas, who lope, daughter of Sir Donald O'Brien, and is married to Lady Mary O'Brien, daughter by her he likewise had no issue; and was of Murrough, the 5th and present Earl of succeeded by his eldest son,

Inchiquin, and has issue. (17th Baron.) Patrick, the 17th Baron, ist daughter. Lady Elizabeth Anne, marwhilft young, was fent into England, in the ried to Maurice Croibie, created Lord Brannature of a hostage to Queen Mary, and don, who was grandfather to the present was afterwards employed in Queen Eliza- Earl of Glandore. beth's court, with whom he was in great 2d. Lady Arabella, married to Arthur favour; but returning to Ireland forsook his Denny, of' Tralee, Esq; who left her a allegiance, took up arms againft her, and widow 8th August, 1942, without issue, continued her Majesty's enemy till his death and died in March, 1785. in 1690. He married Jane, daughter of 3d. Lady Charlotta, married to Sir John David, Lord Fermoy, by whom he had Colthurst, Bart. and had iffue the present three fons and two daughters; and was fuc- Sir John Conway Colthurit, and other chilceeded by his eldest son,

dren, and she died the 9th of October, 1774(18th Baron.) Thomas, the 18th Baron, His Lordship died in March, 1741, and who, on King James's succession to the was succeeded by his eldest son, throne, made fubmission for the offence of (2d Earl.) William, the second Earl, his father and himself, and was restored to was Captain and Colonel in the Coldftream favour. He died June 3d, 1630, leaving regiment of Foot Guards ; in January, 1721, iffue by Honora, daughter to Conner, the made Governor of Ross Castle ; in April, 3d Earl of Thomond, two sons and one 1746, was appointed one of the Lords of daughter.

the Privy Council, and was Lord Lieute(19th Baron.) Patrick, the eldest son, nant of the county of Kerry. He married, fucceeded, and was the 19th Baron. He 29th June, 1938, the honourable Lady retired into England in 1641, where he re- Gertrude Lambert, eldest daughter to Richmained till he died in 1660. He married ard, the 4th Earl of Cavan; and dying 4th Honora, daughter to Sir Edmond Fitzgerald, April, 1747, left issue by her, (who, 7th of Ballymaloe, county Cork, and had issue July, 1750, married James Tillon, of Palthree fons and five daughters, of which lice, in the King's County, Esq;) one foa William, the fecond son, succeeded, and and one daughter, viz. was the

Francis Thomas, the present Earl. (20th Baron.) William, the 20th Baron, Lady Anna Margeretta, born the 6th married Constance, daughter to Mr. Wil- October, 1741, and married to Maurice liam Long, of London; and dying in Fitzgerald, Esq; commonly called Knight 1697, left issue three sons and two daughters. of Kerry, by whom she had no issue.

(21st Baron, and ist Earl.) Thomas, the (3d Earl.) Francis Thomas, the third eldest son, fucceeded, and was the 21st Ba- and present Earl. ron. His Majesty King George the first Titles.] Francis Thomas Fitzmaurice, created him Viscount Clan Maurice, and Earl of Kerry, Viscount Clan Maurice, BaEarl of Kerry, with the creation fee of ron of Kerry and Lixnaw. twenty marks, and was one of the Privy Creations.] Baron, originally by tenure, Council. He married the 14th January, and by patent, by King Richard 2d; Viscount


Clan Mauriee, in the county of Kerry, and the country.people crowd to town daily : Earl of that County, 17th January, 1722, if one of theie peasants has but a lamb, a 9th George ist.

calf, a roasting-pig or a few pounds of butter, Arras.] Pearl, a faltere, ruby, and chief, he drives in his cart or cariole, and supinely ermine.

loiters the whole day in toun; so that it Creft.] On a Wreath, a Centaur, party is amazing to me how they live, having but per fess, proper and pearl, with his bow and four or five months of the year fit for labour, arrow of the former.

neglecting their precious time in this manner; Supporters.) On the dexter, a lion, ruby, was not nature exceeding bouatiful and lavish on the finister, a gryphon, topaz.

of her stores to them in {ummer, more lo, Motto.] Virtute non verbís. From vire than to other countries, they shou'd be more tue not words.

industrious and deperd less on wooden saints, Scat.) Lixnaw, county of Kerry, 6 miles to provide an existence or they might famille from Ardfert, and 119 miles from Dublin.

Yet, they might reap a little store, Extract of a Letter from Banks Moreton, Of filver and of goiden ore, at Quebec.

If they wou'd labour like the ants,
(Continued from page 8.) And not depend on woodon faints,

Nor drive their carts fo oft' to town,
N many parts of the seripture a single With trifles scarce worth half a crown,

life is condemned, and marriage very Each lazy jade and filly clown.
strongly recommended to young women;
and surely it is a violation of the Almighty's

Neither beef nor mutton here, is so fat or command not to increase and multiply! those good as in many other parts of America who receive life shou'd give life to others. I where I have been, owing, I suppose, to the am vex'd whenever I see any of their hypo- want of encouragement to the farmer and critical guardians,call'd-fryars.' These ariful butchers: the worst beef will sell for 4d. dogs are numerous, and frequently parade per pound, and was a butcher to give a high the streets in procession, with an air of folem- price for choice cattle, he dare not fall it for nity: poor

deluded nuns think the rogues are allé faints', by whom they are taught to be. Tho' grass abounds fit to fatten, lieve that superstition, ignorance and folly They slaughter lulty meagre oxen, are beaming virtues ; and no doubt but many Thele, with sucking calves, flink and lean, of these soft innocent creatures are induced In numbers, daily, here are flain. to think it no fin, thus seduced from all other society, to become dupes to the prostitution

I have been at Fall-morantcy, Indian and luit of these libidinous scoundrels. Loureat, and thro' several other parts of this

country, and must say, that rural excursions Here are some dreary monasteries,

during the summer, are agreeably pleafing, (Infernal dens, vile rookeries !)

the beauty of the small cottages, in numbers Where pretty girls all their lives,

dispersed all round, the fragrance of the trees Are kept from ever being wives,

and shrubs; the verdure of the fields and ferDebar'd from lawful juft defires,

tility of the soil, (pregnant with fruitful And prostituted by old fryars.

vines,) were grateful to the eye and really What a shame it is to our government, that delightful. out of all the sums squandered on this garri- Fall-morantcy is a fupendous cataract, son, they have not built even one church: the water tumbles down a precipice of about that protestants have no place of worship, twenty fathoms high, and makes in its fall but are obliged to court the favour of a Jesui- a noise which is heard at some miles distance: tical tribe for permission to pray in their cha- this beautiful cascade empties itself into the pel, and to wait each Sunday, 'till their ce- river St. Laurence. lebration of mass is first perform'd.

Indian Loureat is a pretty little village That protestants should thus give way,

about nine miles from Quebec, inhabited by To papifts and in chapels pray.

Indians only.--Having gone there on a party

of pleasure, we brought a cold dinner and Here cheap and plentiful markets are held dined in one of their chiefs houles; these every day, and tolerated on Sundays: they civilized favages were quite humble and afford great variety, beef, mutton, veal, obliging to us ; their children were remarkapork, venifon, poultry, wild-fowl and fith, bly expert with bows and arrows: they have and vegetables of all kinds ; and in the sea- ftruck halfpence, several times, at twenty con abundance of fruit, such as cherries, yards distance ;-the little gipsy fry arc artful plumbs, currants, gocłeberries, strawberries, and cunning, healthy and hardy. Taiberries, and cranberries, all which grow The woods and forests all round, abound wild thro' the country,

with tinber fit for all uses, and afford n01i. With these and the mos trifling articles ris ment and shelter for various animals, such


as ftags, elks, deer, bears, foxes, racoons, difarmed of all resentment, and for that martins, wild-goats and several other ani- time defifted from every hostile measure. sals; but the beaver is the most valuable.

The climate of this province is remarkable Historical Account of propagating the Silk for two extremes:— during the long winter,

Worm, and making Silk in England. In it is extremely cold, and during the short

a Letter from tbe honourable Daires Bar. fummer it is extremely warm.- In winter,

rington to Mr. Mere. the ftoft is so intense that butchers are oblig'd

DEAR SIR, to saw their beef into junks, instead of cutting s I have lately perused Mr. Dollie's it with knives; and, frequently kill as much Memoirs of Agriculture, which fo at once as will serve their markets for some plainly shew the great utility to the public, months, and keep quite fresh. - In the month resulting both from the labours and munifiof August I think I have felt it as warm as cence of the Society ; perhaps some obferever I did in Jamaica, fo fultry, that I cou'd vations with regard to a few articles may hardly bear a sheet over me in bed at night, not be uninterelting. and have been obliged to open the windows. Firft then, with relation to the encourage

How ftrange the contrast between the na- ment intended to the produce of filk in Engtives of this province and those of other parts land, which hath not as yet indeed succeedof America ? - In Charlestown, New-york, ed, but which is certainly a moft capital obNew-port and Boston the men have evident jed, as it affords employment for women traces of roast beef and pudding in their and children. The filk worm seems to be cheeks and whole ftature: their women are originally of Ana, but not of the most lovely and engaging: the pride and glory of southern, or even tropical climates of that these parts ; but, here the men are hard tea- part of the globe. Both extreme heat and tured, swarthy and meagre, and the women, thunder storms are said to be very prejudiin general, much of the same cast:--a hand: cial to this infect. some woman in Quebec is a great rarity, and was first introduced into Sicily and Ca. even the few who have any pretentions to labria in the thirteenth century; and into beauty have hurt themselves vastly, by parad- France, by Henry IV. who began the trial ing with scarlet woodcocks.-llowever, I in Languedoc; and which answered so well, must say I had the pleasure of meeting one fine that James 1, made the fame laudable atfamily amongst them, which is Mr. R---t's: tempt in England. This King, therefore, his daughters are sweet pretty girls, sensible issued a proclamation in the fixth year of and prudent, tho’ young, and promise fair his reign for the encouragement of planting to be an honour to their parents, the pride of mulberrics ; holding forth the example of this city, and envy of their sex.

France, and directing it to be read at the (Signed,) BANKS MORETON. quarter seliions. As the introduction of Anecdote of tbe Mutiny at St. Helena.

such new culture must necessarily require (For an Account of the Mutiny fie Novem- every sort of protection for a considerable

number of years, it is not extraordinary ber Magazine, Page 652.)

that it should not have been then established W THEN the mutineers had drawn on account of the turbulency in the latter

themselves up with some pieces part of James's reign, and the greater trou. of cannon before them, the Governor, bles in that of his successor*. The proposal Daniel Corneille, Esq; rode up to the mouth having, therefore, not at this time succeedof one of these, behind which stood a fel- ed, by no means furnishes a conclufive proof low with a lighted match in his hand, ready against its practicability; but, on the conto fire it off, and thus addresled the rebel- trary, it is evinced by the before-mentioned Lous crew:

proclamation, that both the King and Privy “ GENTLEMEN,

Council conceived it might be carried into What are your complaints ? I am not execution. Assuming it, therefore, that the conscious of having given you cause for any. attempt is not desperate, it may be material But if you think I am in fault, wreak your to point out a few circumstances which may vengeance solely on me; I stand here pre- require attention, Mould the society ever pared for destruction.-Fire upon me this think it proper to continue or renew their instant."

premiums on this head. His intrepidity, and their experience of The firft requisite is the raising a proper his having ever ruled them with a lenient number of mulberry trees, and it is genehand, struck them with such awe, fuch ved

N O T L. neration for his manly qualities, his most * This project, however, was not totalamiable and benevolent disposition, that ly neglected by Charles I. for in 1628, he though the moment before they were glow- appointed Walter Lord Afton to be keeper ing with rage, and breathing nothing but of the garden, mulberry trees, and silk blood and devaftation, they were instantly worms, Dear St. James's.

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