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A History of Bishopscourt, Clones, Co. Monaghan

A History of Bishopscourt, Clones, Co. Monaghan

Built as a rectory for the Church of Ireland during the Napoleonic Wars, Bishopscourt was considered such a fine abode that two Bishops of Clogher opted to use it as their main place of residence during the first decades of the 20th century. This tale takes in the...

Sir Francis Eure & the Lennard Family

2. SIR FRANCIS EURE & THE LENNARD FAMILY SIR FRANCIS EURE The 3rd Baron Eure’s younger brother Sir Francis Eure served as Chief Justice in North Wales and was the father of Sir Sampson Eure. His date of birth is unknown but is thought to have been in the early...

Sir Sampson Eure

SIR SAMPSON EURE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR WALES While there is sadly no mention of a Henry Eure or Henry Ievers in his will, family lore holds that the Henry Ievers who came to Ireland was a son or close relative of Sir Sampson Eure, the grandson of both the 2nd Baron...