Gerald de Courcy, Lord Kingsale

Gerald de Courcy, Lord Kingsale From Hores' History of Ireland Volume IV, Page 40

Submitted by Carol Doran Barlow, Crowley Clan Newsletter, March 2011

Gerald, 18 Baron

His Lordship married to his first Wife Catharine, Daughter of William Cogan, Esq;, by whom he had no issue; and 2dly Mary, Daughter to Cornelius O Cruley of Carbery in the County of Cork, Esq;, Chief of his Sept, and dying 25 July 1628, was buried in the Abby of Tymoleague, having issued one Daughter Ellen, married to Randal Hurley of Ballynacargy, Esq;, and four Sons, Gerald, his Heir; Edmond, who died childless; Patrick, who succeeded to the Title; and David, who, against the Family's Consent, married Elizabeth, Daughter to Mr. Vicars (or Vizard) of Carbery, and had three Sons (1) Anthony, who died without issue male. (2) Miles, who by Elizabeth, Daughter to Mr. Williams of Rhode Island in North America, left three Sons, William, Heir Apparent to the Barony of Kingsale, on failure of Issue male in the present Lord; James, and John, all in his Majesty' Sea Service. (3) John, living in Bandon, hath no Issue.

Gerald, 19 Baron

Gerald, the 19th Baron of Kingsale, was of full Age at his Father's Death, and a Gentleman of the Privy Chamber to King Charles I., in whose first Parliament, 14 July 1634, he took his Seat in the House of Lords, but died in the Year 1642, and by Hellen, Daughter to Sir John FitzGerald of Dromanagh in the County of Waterford, left an only Daughter Mary, married to Sir Patrick Gough of Killmanehine in that County; so that the Honour devolved on his Brother.

Patrick, 20 Baron

Patrick, the 20th Lord, who, in Consequence of Cromwell's Scheme for transplanting the Irish into Conaught, was ordered, among others, to retire into that Province; but his Lordship procuring several Certificates of his good and peaceable Behaviour during the Troubles, which he represented in a Memorial to the Protector, he procured an Order of Council, dated 19 May 1655, to prevent his Transplantation and to allow him the peaceable Possession of his ancient Inheritance