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Encyclopedia > Baron Dunsany

The Barony of Dunsany was created in the Peerage of Ireland in 1439. It is still extant.

Barons Dunsany (1439)

  • Christopher Plunkett, 1st Baron Dunsany (1410_1463)
  • Richard Plunkett, 2nd Baron Dunsay (d. c. 1480)
  • John Plunkett, 3rd Baron Dunsany (d. 1500)
  • Edward Plunkett, 4th Baron Dunsany (d. 1521)
  • Robert Plunkett, 5th Baron Dunsany (d. 1559)
  • Christopher Plunkett, 6th Baron Dunsany (d. 1564)
  • Patrick Plunkett, 7th Baron Dunsany (d. 1601)
  • Christopher Plunkett, 8th Baron Dunsany (1603)
  • Patrick Plunkett, 9th Baron Dunsany (1595_1668)
  • Christopher Plunkett, 10th Baron Dunsany (d. 1690)
  • Randall Plunkett, 11th Baron Dunsany (d. 1735)
  • Edward Plunkett, 12th Baron Dunsany (1713_1781)
  • Randall Plunkett, 13th Baron Dunsany (1739_1821)
  • Edward Wadding Plunkett, 14th Baron Dunsany (1773_1848), elected a Representative Peer in 1836
  • Randall Edward Plunkett, 15th Baron Dunsany (1804_1852), elected a Representative Peer in 1850
  • Edward Plunkett, 16th Baron Dunsany (1808_1889), elected a Representative Peer in 1864
  • John William Plunkett, 17th Baron Dunsany (1853_1899), elected a Representative Peer in 1893
  • Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron Dunsany (1878-1957)
  • Randal Arthur Henry Plunkett, 19th Baron Dunsany (1906-1999)
  • Edward John Carlos Plunkett, 20th Baron Dunsany (b. 1939)

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Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Edward Plunkett, Baron Dunsany (564 words)
One of Lord Dunsany's ancestors was the Roman Catholic Saint Oliver Plunkett[?], the martyred Archbishop of Armagh.
The Countess of Fingall, wife of Dunsany's cousin, the Earl of Fingall[?], wrote a best-selling account of the life of the aristrocracy in Ireland in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, called Seventy Years Young.
H.P. Lovecraft was greatly impressed by Dunsany after seeing him on a speaking tour of the United States, and Lovecraft's early stories clearly show his influence.
Baron Dunsany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (208 words)
The first Baron was the uncle of Christopher Plunkett, 1st Baron Kileen (from whom the Earls of Fingall descended.
In normal parlance the Baron of Dunsany is referred to as Lord Dunsany.
The ancestral seat of this branch of the Plunkett family is Dunsany Castle in County Meath in the Republic of Ireland.
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