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Families covered: Bourke (later De Burgh) of Clanricarde

Sir William Bourke or De Burgh
Lodge suggests that William's wife (mother of Richard & William) was Mary, dau of Sir James MacSorley Boy MacDonnell, Bart and brother of Randall (Earl of Antrim). BP1870 does not name her. TCP identifies her as ...
m. Joan O'Shaugnessy (dau of Dermot O'Shagnessy of Gort)
1. Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Clanricarde (d 08.1666)
  m. Elizabeth Butler (dau of Walter Butler, Earl of Ossory and Ormond)
  A. Mary Bourke (d 13.08.1685)
  m1. Sir John Burke of Derrymacloghny (Derrymaclaghtny)
m2. Edward Bermingham, 13th Lord of Athenry (d 03.05.1709)
  B. Margaret Bourke
  m. Garret O'Moore (Colonel)
2. 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)
  A. Richard Bourke, 8th Earl of Clanricarde (a 11.1702, dspms)
  m. Elizabeth Bagnall
  i. Dorothy Bourke
  m. Alexander Pendarves of Roscrow
  ii. Mary Bourke (d 12.01.1713-4) possibly of this generation
  m. (07.1713) Patrick Bellew, younger of Barmeath (dvpsp 12.06.1720)
iii.+ 3 sons (d young)
  TCP reports 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.
  B. 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)
  i. 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". [Lodge supports that view.] TCP identifies her as ...
m. (19.09.1714) Anne Smith (d 01.01.1732/3, dau of John Smith of Beaufort Buildings, London)
  a. John Bourke (d infant)
  b. John Smith Bourke, later De Burgh, 11th Earl of Clanricarde (b 11.11.1720, 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)
  (1) 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)
  (2) 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)
  (3) Louisa Bourke (b 1746, d 10.07.1756)
  (4) Hester Amelia Bourke
m. (06.08.1790) William Trenchard
  (5) Margaret Augusta Bourke
  m. (17.02.1785) Luke Dillon
  c. Anne Bourke
  m. Denis Daly of Raford (b c1700, d 14.03.1791)
  d. Mary Bourke
  m. George Jennings of Newsells
  ii. James or John Bourke 'of Clonadagoff Castle' (d 08.1718, 3rd son?) mentioned in BP1870 ('Dunsandle'), ## see here ##
  m. Mary Burke (dau of John Burke of Lismore)
  a. Letitia Bourke (b 08.1718)
  m. Garret More
iii. Thomas Bourke (dspm 07.1763, 6th son?)
  m. (1747) Mary Eustace (d 17.12.1762m dau of Alexander Eustace)
  a. Mary Bourke
  m. Michael Aylmer
  b. Helen Bourke
  c. Letitia Bourke
  m. (15.02.1776) John Whyte of Leixlip
  iv. Letitia Bourke (d 29.06.1740)
  m. Sir Festus Burke of Glinsk (dsp)
  v. Bridget Bourke (b c1691, d 16/18.07.1779)
  m. (1720) Richard Dillon, 9th Viscount of Costello Gallen (b 1688, d 02.1737)
  vi. Honora Bourke (d 29.06.1742)
  m. John Kelly of Clonlyon (Castle Kelly)
  vii. Mary Bourke (d 22.11.1735)
  m. Garrett Moore
viii.+ other issue - William (b c1686, d 06.01.1703), Richard (d infant), Ulick (dspm 04.12.1762, Colonel), Edward (d 07.03.1743, Lt. Colonel), John (b c1696, d 1718), William (d Fontenoy 11.05.1745), Theobald (d infant), Richard (d infant), Margaret (d infant), Catherine (d infant)
  C. Thomas Bourke (d unm Buda 1688)
  m2. Helen MacCarty (d by 06.1622, dau of Donough MacCarty, 1st Earl of Clancarty) not mentioned by Lodge
  D. Ulick Bourke, Baron of Tyaquin, 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)
  i. daughter (d infant)
  E. William Bourke (d young)
  F. Margaret Bourke (b 1673, d 19.07.1744)
  m1. (1689) Bryan Magennis, Viscount Iveagh (d 09.1692)
  m2. Thomas Butler of Kilcash (Colonel)
  G. 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)

Main source(s): BP1870 ('Clanricarde'), TCP ('Clanricarde'), 'Peerage of Ireland' (Lodge, revised by Mervyn Archdall, vol 1, 1789, 'De Burgh, Earl of Clanricarde', p137+)
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