Madden of Hilton Park

MADDEN OF HILTON PARK ORIGINS Romantic genealogists trace the origins of the Madden family back to a Milesian prince called Madaidhin (from the Irish madadh for hound or mastiff) whose descendents, the O Madaidhin (O’Madden) or Maddens of Hy-Many, occupied O’Kelly’s...

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...