'Burgh02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Burgh of Connaught, Burgh of Ulster
[Most of this page was first launched as the lower section of Burgh01. It was moved here on 10.01.20 when the original Burgh02 was renamed Burgh11.]

A note on Burgh01 (under William, 2nd Earl of Cornwall) refers to disputed reports of the ancestry of the Lords of Connaught and Hubert, Earl of Kent. To that may be added that:
* TCP ('Ulster') calls the suggestion that William de Burgh, father of Richard 'the Great', was the same person as William FitzAdelm as an "extraordinary belief" that has been "exploded". It says that William de Burgh's parentage is unknown (but see below).
* TCP ('Ulster') reports that William, Lord of Connaught, was brother (probably the elder brother) of Hubert, Earl of Kent. This compares with the implication by BE1883 that they were cousins.
* TCP ('Kent') says that Hubert of Kent's parentage is unknown although it does report some unproven suggestions."
* TCP ('Ulster') includes a note that says "The parentage of William and Hubert has not been ascertained but Ellis ... suggests, with reservations, that their father may have been Walter de Burgh, of Burgh-next-Aylsham, Norfolk ...Herbert's mother was certainly Alice".
?? de Burgh
m. Alice mother of Hubert, presumed also of ...
1. William de Burgh (Burgo), Lord of Connaught (d 1205-6)
  This William, probably elder brother of Hubert, is the first of this family mentioned in TCP.
  m. (c1190) Mor O'Brien (dau of Donnell More O'Brien, King of Munster)
  A. Richard de Burgh (Burgo) 'the Great', Lord of Connaught, Viceroy of Ireland (b c1201, d before 17.02.1242/3)
  BE1883 (De Burgh) identifies Richard's wife as ...
  m. Una or Agnes O'Conor (dau of Hugh O'Conor, King of Connaught)
  Lodge (who is ignored for the generations before this Richard), supported by BP1870 (Clanricarde), identifies Richard's wife as ...
  m. Hodierna de Gernon (dau of Robert de Gernon by (Una), dau of Cahill Crowderg ('Red Hand'), King of Connaught)
  TCP (Ulster) identifies Richard's wife as ...
  m. Egidia (Jill) de Lacy (dau of Walter de Lacy, lord of Meath)
i. Richard de Burgh, Lord of Connaught (dsp before 06.11.1248)
  m. Alice
  ii. Walter de Burgh, Lord of Connaught, 1st Earl of Ulster (d 28.07.1271)
  BE1883), BP1870 ('Clanricarde') & Lodge identify Walter's wife as Maud de Laci, daughter of Hugh de Laci (Constable of Ireland, Earl of Ulster) by his marriage to Emeline de Ridelesford. TCP ('Ulster') reports that that marriage was childless and for Walter de Burgh shows only his marriage with ...
  m. (c1257) Aveline FitzJohn (d c20.05.1274, dau of John FitzGeoffrey FitzPiers, Sheriff of Yorkshire)
  a. Richard 'the Red' de Burgh, 2nd Earl of Ulster (b c1259, d 29.07.1326)
  ## TCP names Richard's wife as just Margaret who "is said to have been the da. of Sir John de Burgh of Lanvalay or Lanville ... but no evidence of this has been found." That identification is supported by BE1883 (which shows her below) & Lodge. However, MedieGen (here) reports what appears to be the current view, supported by various web sites (with thanks to a contributor, KB (23.11.16) for bringing this to our attention), that she was possibly ...
  m. (before 27.02.1280/1) Margaret de Guisnes (d 1304, dau of Arnoul III, Count of Guisnes, by Alice, daughter of Enguerrand III, Lord of Coucy)
(1) John de Burgh of Ulster (b c1290, dvp 18.06.1313, 2nd son)
  m. (30.09.1308) Elizabeth de Clare (b 16.09.1294/5, d 04.11.1360, dau of Gilbert 'the Red' de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford, 3rd Earl of Gloucester)
  (A) William de Burgh, 3rd Earl of Ulster (b 17.09.1312, d 06.06.1333)
  m. (c1330) Maud Plantagenet (d 05.05.1337, dau of Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Lancaster)
  (i) Elizabeth de Burgh (b 06.07.1332, d 1363) Y
  m. (1352) Lionel Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence (b 1338, d 1368) Y
(2) Sir Edmond de Burgh (d 1338, 4th son)
  m. Slany O'Brien (dau of Turlogh O'Brien, Lord of Thomond)
  (3) Elizabeth (Ellen) de Burgh (d 1327) --
  m. (1302) Robert Bruce, King Robert I of Scots (b 11.07.1274, d 07.06.1329) --
  (4) Maud de Burgh
  m. (1308) Gilbert de Clare, 8th Earl of Hertford, 4th Earl of Gloucester (d 1313)
  (5) Joan de Burgh (d 12.03.1359)
  m1. (16.08.1312) Thomas FitzGerald, 2nd Earl of Kildare (d 09.04.1328)
  m2. (03.07.1329) John Darcy, Justice of Ireland, Governor of York, 1st Lord (d 30.05.1347)
(6) Catherine (or Aveline) de Burgh
  m. John Bermingham, Earl of Louth (d Ballybraggan 10.06.1329)
  (7) Katherine/Margaret de Burgh (dsp c01.11.1331)
  m. (05/16.08.1312) Maurice FitzThomas, 1st Earl of Desmond (b 1393, d 25.01.1355-6)
  (8) Eleanor de Burgh
  m. (03.01.1297) Thomas de Multon, 1st Lord of Egremont (b 1276, d c1321/2)
  (9)+ other issue - Walter (dvpsp 1304), Thomas (dsp 1316), William (d after 1337)
  b. Egidia (Jill) de Burgh --
  m. James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland (b c1243, d 16.07.1309) --
c.+ other issue - Theobald (d 25.12.1303), Sir William, Thomas (d 1315), Hubert, Gibbon
  iii. William 'Athankip' de Burgh (d 1270)
  a. Sir William ('the Grey') de Burgh (d 13.02.1324)
  m. _ MacJordan
  (1) Sir Ulick de Burgh of Clanricarde (a 1324)
  (2) Sir Edmond 'Albanagh' de Burgh, 'Lord MacWilliam' (d 1375)
  m. Sabina O'Malley (dau of Dermott O'Malley of the Owles)
  (3) Redmund de Burgh (4th son) had issue
  Lodge suggests that Redmund was ancestor of the Burkes of Headford & Castle Hackett. We show a Sir Redmond de Burgh of Castle Hacket as a son of Redmund's elder brother Ulick.
  (4) Sir John de Burgh (Burgo) = "John of Galway" (d 1400, 6th son)
  The following comes from BEB1841 ('Galwey', in Irish section) & Commoners (vol 4, 'Galwey of Lota', p682).
  (A) William de Galwey
  (B) Geffrey de Galwey, Mayor of Cork (a 1430) youngest son mentioned by BEB1841 & Commoners
  m. Elizabeth de Courcy (dau of _ de Courcy, Lord Kingsale)
  (C) John de Burgo, Archbishop of Tuam (d 1450) not mentioned by BEB1841 or Commoners but identified by BP1870 ('Clanricarde') as son of John
  (D)+ other issue (d unm) - Henry, Edward
(5)+ other issue - Richard, Sir Thomas (a 1331, Lord Treasurer of Ireland), Henry, other
  The following comes from BLGI1912 ('Jenings of Ironpool').
  b. John Bourke ancestor of MacSeonin or McJonine (Jonine or Jenings)
  (1) John (Miagh) McJonine
  c. Philip Bourke
  (1) Gilbert ancestor of the family of MacGibbon ot Gibbons
  (2) Philip ancestor of MacPhilbin or Philips
  (3) Theobald ancestor of Sliocht Tibbot, of Magh-odhar
  (4) Meyler ancestor of MacMeyler
  iv. Margery (or Marcella) de Burgh
  m. Theobald, 3rd de Botiller (d 1248)
  v. Matilda de Burgh or Burgo
  m. Gerald de Prendergast (d 1251)
  vi. Alice de Burgh possibly the Agnes shown by Lodge as married to ...
  m. Henry Netterville
vii. daughter
  m. Hamon de Valoynes
  a. Mabel de Valoynes
  m. John de Mareys (Marisco)
2. Hubert de Bourgh, Earl of Kent (d 12.05.1243)
The earldom was created only for Hubert and any male heirs of his marriage to Margaret, Princess of Scotland. BE1883 reports that his first wife was Margaret, dau of Robert de Arsic, but although TCP (Kent), which agrees with BE1883 on his 2nd and 3rd wives, notes that such marriage is mentioned in some sources and gives it some consideration, does not support that view. Instead, TCP identifies his first wife as ...
  m1. Beatrix de Warren (d before12.12.1214, dau of William de Warren of Wormegay)
  A. Sir John de Burgh (b c1210)
  m. Hawyse de Lanvalay (b c1210, d 1249, dau of William de Lanvaley)
  i. John de Burgh of Wakerley (b c1236)
  m. Cecilia de Baliol (b c1240, d 1289, dau of John de Baliol of Barnard Castle)
  a. Hawyse de Burgh (b c1260)
  m. Robert de Greilly or Grelle of Manchester (d c1283)
  b. Dervorgild de Burgh (b c1257, d 1284)
m. Sir Robert FitzWalter, 1st Lord FitzWalter (b 1247, d 18.01.1325-6)
  c. Margerie de Burgh (nun)
  d. John de Burgo, Baron of Lanville or Lanvalley
  Strangely, this John is not mentioned in BE1883 ('Burgh of Kent') but is identified as Margaret's father under BE1883 ('De Burgh of Ulster') although some sources indicate that the Margerie noted above as a nun was the Margaret who married Richard 'the Red'.
  (1) Margaret de Burg
  ## This is the Margaret who is often shown as wife of Richard 'the Red' de Burgh, 2nd Earl of Ulster. See the note above.
  B. Sir Hubert de Burgh (a c1240)
  m2. (1217) Isabella, Countess of Gloucester (b c1170, d 1217, dau of William FitzRobert, 2nd Earl of Gloucester)
  m3. (1221) Margaret of Scotland (d 1259, dau of William 'the Lion', King of Scots)
  C. Margaret de Burgh (dsp 11.1237)
  m. Richard de Clare, Earl of Gloucester (b 04.08.1222, d 15.07.1262)
  D. Magota de Burgh (dsp)

Main source(s): BE1883 ('Burgh of Kent'), BE1883 ('De Burgh of Ulster'), TCP (as reported above), BP1870 ('Clanricarde', as reported above), 'RoyalData' with a little support from 'Peerage of Ireland' (Lodge, revised by Mervyn Archdall, vol 1, 1789, 'De Burgh, Earl of Clanricarde', p119+)
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