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  • ID: I13906
  • Name: James Fleming
  • Suffix: 7th Baron Slane
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1442 in Newcastle, Meath, Ireland
  • Death: 28 MAR 1492
  • Cause: Sweating plague
  • Note: 1

    7th Baron Slane.
    14th Baron of Slane.
    JAMES (FLEMING), LORD SLANE [IRL], 1st cousin once removed and heir male, being son and heir of William FLEMING, of Newcastle, co. Meath, by Janet ROCHFORT, his wife, which William was 2nd son of Thomas, 2nd Lord Slane [IRL], great-grandfather of the late Lord, by his 2nd wife. He was aged 30 and more, 15 July 1472. As "James Fleming, esquire, Baron of Slane," he had leave of
    absence in England for one year from Easter 1472, for the acquisition and livery of his estates and inheritance thcre; and had livery of the Irish estates, held by the late Lord in fee tail, by Acts of Parliament [IRL] 15 July 1472 and 1472-73. By a further Act, "in consideration that the said James is a Baron and Lord of Parliament," he was appointed Sheriff of co. Meath, 1472-73. He was Sub-Captain of the Retinue raised by Act of Parliament [IRL] 1473 in cos. Dublin, Meath, Kildare and Uriel; Brother of the Fraternity of Arms (or Gild of St. George) for co. Meath 1479-80. Commissioner to impose subsides in co. Meath, 1479-80. He was knighted before 25 May 1488, when with 7 other Irish peers, he had a general pardon; and took the oath of allegiance at Dublin before Sir Richard Edgcumbe, the King's Envoy, 21 July following. In 1489 he was one of the 11 Irish Barons who obeyed Henry VII's summons to Greenwich, being ranked after Lord Delvin and before Lord Killeen. He was present in Parliament [IRL] 14 June 1491. He married, soon after November 1470, Elizabeth, widow of Christopher (PLUNKET), 2nd LORD KILLEEN [IRL] (died 1467), daughter and coheir of Sir William WELLES, Lord Chancellor [IRL 1461], by Anne BARNEWALL, his wife. He died of the sweating plague, 28 March 1492. His widow died before 26 April 1506. [CP 12[1]:8-9]
  • _UID: 61762E54E7674921AAD53BFFF9AA19CF5569
  • Change Date: 3 DEC 2004



    Father: William Fleming b: ABT 1408
    Mother: Genet Rochfort

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Welles
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Christopher Fleming
    2. Has Children George Fleming b: ABT 1476
    3. Has Children Eleanor Fleming
    4. Has Children Thomas Fleming

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Dave Utzinger?s database
      Author: Dave Utzinger
      URL: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=utzing&id=I042869
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