'Burgh03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bourke of Clanmories, Burgh (Burke or Bourke) of Clanricarde, Bourke (De Burgh) of St. Albans
[The early generations of this family will be researched further in due course.]

Sir Ulick de Burgh of Clanricarde (a 1324)
1. ?? de Burgh
  Have omitted several generations.
It is noted that a Ulick is identified by TCP as the great-grandfather of the below-mentioned Sir Ulick who died in 1541. He may have been the husband of Eustacia Fitzgerald (dau of Gerald, 8th Earl of Kildare). TCP reports that the second wife of the 1st Earl was sister of the latter Sir Ulick and daughter of ...
  A. Richard Oge MacWilliam of Clanrickard (d 1519)
  i. Sir Ulick Bourke or De Burgh, 'the MacWilliam' (d 1541)
  ii. Honora Bourke
  m. (div) Ulick Bourke or de Burgh, Governor of Connaught, 1st Earl of Clanricarde (d 19.10.1544) @@ below
  B. ?? de Burgh
  i. Richard Bourke or de Burgh 'MacWilliam' (d 04.1530)
Richard is identified by TCP as father of the 1st Earl and cousin of the above Sir Ulick Bourke. BP1870 suggests that the father of the 1st Earl was called Ulick but that mistake may have arisen because the Earl succeeded Ulick as Chief of the MacWilliams.
  m. _ Butler
  TCP (Clanricarde) identifies the 1st Earl's mother as Margaret, dau of Piers Butler, Earl of Ormond & Ossory, but with an indication that such is not certain, reporting that some sources identify her as a dau of _ O'Maden though noting that such a marriage took place in the 14th century. TCP does report that the Earl "was certainly allied, through his mother, to the Butlers". However, Margaret Butler is identified in TCP (Upper Ossory) as wife of Thomas Fitzgerald then Barnaby FitzPatrick (who married again after her). We suspect that Richard's wife was a sister or cousin of that Margaret.
  a. Ulick Bourke or de Burgh, Governor of Connaught, 1st Earl of Clanricarde (d 19.10.1544)
  m1. (div) Grace or Grany O'Caroll (dau of Maolrona O'Carroll, 'prince of Ely')
  (1) Richard Bourke or de Burgh, 2nd Earl of Clanricarde (d 24.07.1582)
  Richard had a number of relationships, some of which are sometimes shown as formalised in marriage.
  m1. (1548, div) Margaret O'Brien (dau of Murrough O'Brien, 1st Earl of Thomond)
(A) Ulick Bourke or de Burgh, 3rd Earl of Clanricarde (d 20.05.1601)
  TCP (Clanricarde) shows just the following Honora Burke as a wife. It mentions that Margaret, daughter of Richard FitzAlan, Earl of Arundel, is sometimes identified as one of his wives but no such earl existed in the 16th century.
  m. (25.11.1564) Honora Burke (b c1535, a 1615, dau of John Burke of Clogheroka and Tullyra)
  (i) Richard Bourke (d infant)
(ii) Richard Bourke or de Burgh, 4th Earl of Clanricarde, 1st Earl of St. Albans (b c1572, d 12.11.1635)
  m. (before 08.04.1603) Frances Walsingham (bur 17.02.1631/2, dau of Sir Francis Walsingham, Secretary)
  (a) Ulick Bourke, 5th Earl, Marquess of Clanricarde (b before 08.12.1604, d 07.1657)
  m. (12.1622) Anne Compton (d 17.08.1645, dau of William Compton, 1st Earl of Northampton)
  ((1)) Mary or Margaret Bourke (d 14.08.1698)
  m1. Charles McCarty, Viscount Muskerry (dvp 03.06.1665)
  m2. (1676) Robert Villiers, 'Viscount Purbeck' (b c1656, d 04.1684)
  m3. Robert ('Beau') Fielding (d 12.05.1712, Colonel, MP)
(b) Mary or Margaret Bourke
  m. Edmund Butler of Cloughinche (son of James, Earl of Ormonde)
  (c) Honora Bourke (b 19.08.1610, d 10.03.1661)
  m. (c1645) John Paulet, 5th Marquess of Winchester (b c1597, d 05.03.1674-5)
  (iii) Sir William Bourke or De Burgh
  m. Joan O'Shaugnessy (dau of Dermot O'Shagnessy of Gort)
(a) Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Clanricarde (d 08.1666)
  m. Elizabeth Butler (dau of Walter Butler, Earl of Ossory and Ormond)
  ((1)) Mary Bourke (d 13.08.1685)
  m1. Sir John Burke of Derrymacloghny (Derrymaclaghtny)
  m2. Edward Bermingham, 13th Lord of Athenry (d 03.05.1709)
  ((2)) Margaret Bourke
m. Garret O'Moore (Colonel)
  (b) William Bourke, 7th Earl of Clanricarde (d 10.1687, Colonel)
  m1. Lettice Shirley (b c1617, bur 25.09.1655, dau of Sir Henry Shirley, Bart of Astwell)
  ((1)) Richard Bourke, 8th Earl of Clanricarde (a 11.1702)
  m. Elizabeth Bagnall
  ((A)) Dorothy Bourke
  m. Alexander Pendarves of Roscrow
((B)) Mary Bourke (d 12.01.1713-4) probably of this generation
  m. (07.1713) Patrick Bellew, younger of Barmeath (dvpsp 12.06.1720)
  TCP suggests that Richard is said also to have married Anne Cheke, widow of Robert Rich, Earl of Warwick, but TCP (Warwick) reports that that Anne died before Robert Rich.
  ((2)) John Bourke, 9th Earl of Clanricarde (b 1642, d 17.10.1722)
  The Earl was outlawed and attainted for his support of the Jacobite Rebellion but the title was later restored albeit with some constraints that led to the restriction of its inheritance which appears to have led to its extinction in the late 19th century.
  m. (10.1684) Mary Talbot (d 27.06.1711, dau of James Talbot of Templeogue and Mount Talbot by Bridget Bermingham)
  ((A)) Michael Bourke, 10th Earl of Clanricarde (b c1686, d 29.11.1726)
TCP reports that "By some srange blunder (Michael's wife) is generally called da. of John Smith, of Tedworth, Wilts, Speaker of the House of Commons". TCP identifies her as ...
  m. (19.09.1714) Anne Smith (d 01.01.1732/3, dau of John Smith of Beaufort buildings, London)
  ((i)) John Smith Bourke, later De Burgh, 11th Earl of Clanricarde (b c1721, d 21.04.1782)
  m. (01.07.1740) Hester Amelia Vincent (d 29.12.1803, dau of Sir Henry Vincent, 6th Bart of Stoke Dabernon)
((a)) Henry De Burgh, 12th Earl, Marquess of Clanricarde (b 08.01.1742/3, dsp 08.12.1797)
  m. (17.03.1785) Urania Anne Paulet (d 27.12.1843, dau of George Paulet, 12th Marquess of Winchester)
  ((b)) John Thomas De Burgh, 13th Earl of Clanricarde (b 22.09.1744, d 27.07.1808, General) had issue
m. (17.03.1799) Elizabeth Burke (b c1764, d 26.03.1854, dau of Sir Thomas Burke, 1st Bart of Marble Hill)
  ((c)) Hester Amelia Bourke
  m. (06.08.1790) William Trenchard
  ((d)) Margaret Augusta Bourke
  m. (1785) Luke Dillon
  ((ii)) Anne Bourke
  m. Denis Daly of Raford (b c1700, d 14.03.1791)
((iii)) Mary Bourke
  m. George Jennings of Newsells
  ((B)) Ulick Bourke (dspm 04.12.1762)
  ((C)) James Bourke mentioned in BP1870 (Dunsandle)
  m. Mary Burke (dau of John Burke of Lismore)
  ((D)) Thomas Bourke (dspm 07.1763)
  ((i)) LetitiaBourke apparently of this generation
  m. (15.02.1776) John Whyte of Leixlip
  ((E)) Letitia Bourke
  m. Sir Festus Burke of Glinsk (dsp)
  ((F)) Bridget Bourke (b c1691, d 18.07.1779)
  m. (1720) Richard Dillon, 9th Viscount of Costello Gallen (b 1688, d 02.1737)
  ((G)) Honora Bourke
  m. John Kelly of Clonlyon
((H)) Mary Bourke
  m. Garrett Moore
  ((3)) Thomas Bourke (d Buda)
  m2. Helen MacCarty (d by 06.1622, dau of Donough MacCarty, 1st Earl of Clancarty)
  ((4)) Ulick Bourke, Viscount Galway (b c1670, dsps Aughrim 12.07.1691)
  m. (30.07.1688) Frances Lane (b 04.12.1674, d 17.12.1713, dau of George Lane, 1st Viscount Lanesborough, by Frances Sackville)
((5)) Margaret Bourke (b 1673, d 19.07.1744)
  m1. (1689) Bryan Magennis, Viscount Iveagh (d 09.1692)
  m2. Thomas Butler of Kilcash (Colonel)
  ((6)) Honor Bourke (b 1675, d 16.01.1698)
  m1. (c09.01.1689/90) Patrick Sarsfield, Earl of Lucan (d Landen 29.07.1693, General)
  m2. (26.03.1695) James FitzJames, Duke of Berwick (b 21.08.1670, d 12.06.1734, Marshal of France)
(iv) Honora Bourke presumed daughter by Honora Burke
  m. Sir Nicholas Malby, Governor of Connaught
  (a) Ursula Malby
  m. Anthony Brabazon of Ballinasloe Castle
  (v) Margaret Bourke presumed daughter by Honora Burke
  m. Sir John Bourke of Derrymaclaghtny
  p. Martha Frannas
(vi) John Bourke of Donsandell, 1st Viscount of Clanmories (d 16.11.1633)
  m. Catharine Brabazon (a 06.1656, dau of Anthony Brabazon of Ballynasloe by Ursula Malby)
  (a) Thomas Bourke, 2nd Viscount of Clanmories (dspm)
  m. (before 1633) Margaret Fleming (dau of Christopher Fleming, Lord Slane)
BP1934 shows both John and Edmund as sons by Honora Burke. TCP (Bourke of Clanmories) identifies John's mother as Martha Frannas (just above) so this leaves uncertainty as to who was mother of ...
  (vii) Edmund Bourke or Burke of Kilcornan ancestor of Burkes of Kilcornan
  m2. (24.11.1553) Margaret O'Brien (d 1568, dau of Donough O'Brien, 2nd Earl of Thomond)
  (B) John Bourke or De Burgh of Meelick Castle, Baron of Leitrim (b c1557, dspl 11.11.1583)
  m(1). _ Barnewall
  (m2.)/p Johanna O'Carroll (possibly dau of Sir William O'Carroll)
  (i)+ issue declared illegitimate
  (C)+ 2 sons and 1 daughter
  m3. (1568) Gille or Cecilia MacCarty (a c1580, dau of Cormac Oge MacCarty of Muskerry)
  p/m4. Honora O'Brien (dau of Turlough O'Brien Mac I Brien Arra)
  (F) Margaret Bourke
  m1. Richard Burke of Derrymaclauchna
  m2. Theobold Bourke, 1st Lord of Brittas (d 1654)
p/m5. Sawny Oge Burke
  p/m6. Julian Brown
  m2. (div) Honora Bourke (dau of Richard Oge MacWilliam of Clanrickard) @@ above
  m3. Maria Lynch
  partner(s) unknown
  (2)+ other issue including Thomas 'the Athlete' (d 1545)
  The following Honor was daughter of a Richard Bourke, younger of Clanricarde.
  B. Honor Bourke fitting somewhere around here
  m. Meiler Bermingham, 7th Lord of Athenry (d 1529)
  The following Annabella was daughter of an Ulrich de Burgh of Clanricarde.
  C. Annabella de Burgh fitting somewhere around here
  m. Conchobar (Conor) O'Brien, King of Thomond (d 1540)
  The following Honoria was daughter of an Ulrich de Burgh of Clanricarde.
  D. Honoria de Burgh fitting somewhere around here
  m. Edmond Bourke 'of the Beard' of Newport and Burrishoole, 'Lord MacWilliam' (d 1458)
2. Sir Redmond de Burgh of Castle Hacket
3. Mary de Burgh or Burke probably of this generation
  m. William Boy O'Kelly of Callow Castle (d 1381)

Main source(s): BP1870 (Clanricarde), TCP (Clanricarde) with a little input from TCP (Bourke of Clanmories)
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