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  • ID: I37558
  • Name: William Fleming
  • Suffix: 14th Baron Slane
  • Sex: M
  • Death: ABT 1643
  • Note:

    WILLIAM (FLEMING), LORD SLANE, next brother, succeeded to the family estates on the death of his father, 9 July 1625, and by Royal warrant, 30 October 1629 (afterwards acquiesced in by the House of Lords [IRL]), was declared, for himself and the heirs male of his body, "Baron of Slane" [IRL], during the lifetime of his eldest brother Thomas. He was accordingly summoned by writ to the House of Lords [IRL], 14 July 1634, and took his seat 15 July, being placed with the precedency of the old Barony. He was present in Parliament [IRL], March and May 1641, being appointed, 16 November, a Commissioner to confer with the Irish in arms in Ulster. However, having attended the meetings of the Irish Roman Catholics at Crofty Hill and, 7 December 1641, at Tara, he became one of the leaders of that party in the Rebellion of 1641, for which under the Act of Parliament [ENG] of March 1641/2 he was outlawed, 17 November 1642. He married, before 18 January 1626/7, Anne, widow of Christopher (NUGENT), styled LORD DELVIN (died 10 July 1625, son and heir apparent of Richard, 1st EARL OF WESTMEATH [IRL]), 1st daughter of Randal (MAC DONNELL), 1st EARL OF ANTRIM [lRL], by Alice, daughter of Hugh (O'NEILL), 3rd EARL OF TYRONE [IRL]. He died before his eldest brother, the late Lord, about 1643, at Kilkenny. His widow was living in 1665 and died before 22 October 1676. [CP 12[1]:16-7, 14:583]
  • _UID: 75BE487E66254BBAB0E44B0B7471F9B80921
  • Change Date: 2 DEC 2004

    Father: Christopher Fleming

    Marriage 1 Anne MacDonnell
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