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Arthur Annesley (1614 - 1686)

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Sir Arthur "1st Earl of Anglesey" Annesley
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Died in Holborn, Middlesex, Englandmap
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Categories: Magdalen College, Oxford | Members of Parliament, England | Members of Parliament, Radnorshire | Members of Parliament, Carmarthen | Members of Parliament, Ireland, pre-1801 | Members of Parliament, Dublin City | Privy Counsellors of Ireland | Earl of Anglesey.

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Arthur was the second Baronet and first Earl of Anglesey


Anglesey married Elizabeth, daughter and co-heiress of Sir James Altham of Oxey, Hertfordshire, a baron of the Exchequer. [1]


They had seven sons and six daughters, including:

  1. James (1645–1690), who succeeded as 2nd Earl of Anglesey, married (in 1669) Elizabeth, daughter of John Manners, 8th Earl of Rutland and Frances Montagu;[1]
  2. Altham, created Baron Altham; [1]
  3. Richard (died 1791), served as Dean of Exeter and succeeded as 3rd Baron Altham, married Dorothy, daughter of John Davey, of Ruxford, Devon. Richard's second son, Richard (died 1761), succeeded his cousin as the 6th earl, and left a son Arthur (1744–1816), whose legitimacy was doubted and his father's English titles were declared extinct. [1]
  4. Arthur;
  5. Charles;
  6. Dorothy, married Richard Power, 1st Earl of Tyrone (1630–1690) in 1654;
  7. Elizabeth, married Alexander MacDonnell, 3rd Earl of Antrim (1615–1699);
  8. Frances (died 1704/5), married firstly Francis Windham, of Felbrigg, Norfolk, and secondly (in 1668) John Thompson, 1st Baron Haversham;
  9. Philippa (died 1714/5), married firstly Charles Mohun, 3rd Baron Mohun (their son was the duellist Charles, 4th Baron Mohun), and secondly William Coward, of Wells, Somerset;[1]
  10. Anne, married Sir Francis Wingate J.P. of Harlington Grange, Harlington. The latter arrested John Bunyan and committed him to prison. Bunyan was held overnight at Harlington Grange.[1]

James' sons succeeded as the 3rd, 4th and 5th earls. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Wikipedia. Arthur Annesley.,_1st_Earl_of_Anglesey. Accessed June 30, 2016.

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On 21 May 2016 at 15:06 GMT Jack Day wrote:

Annesley-123 and Annesley-96 appear to represent the same person because: Both profiles represent the same person -- same name, same father, same dates.

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