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History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland.

  Lucas, of Castle Shane.


Name: Edward Lucas , esq. of Castle Shane, in the county of Monaghan , b. 27 Sep 1787 , m. Anne , daughter of William Ruxton , esq. of Ardee House , in the county of Louth , formerly Member for Ardee, in the Parliament of Ireland , and has issue, Francis . Edward . Fitzherbert . Charles . Gould . Catherine . Anna . Isabella .

  Lucas, of Castle Shane.

Mr. Lucas succeeded his father in 1796 , and represents the county of Monaghan in parliament. He is a magistrate and deputy-lieutenant, and has served the office of sheriff.

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In the early part of the 17th century, several members of the Lucas family migrated from England and settled in the sister island, where their descendants still remain, in the counties of Clare , Cork , King's County , and Monaghan . In the last named they acquired, partly by purchase and partly by royal grant, considerable estates, which were erected into a manor by patent of Charles II. , in 1683 , "to be called the manor of Castle Shane," and the principal part of which has ever since continued in the family.

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Francis Lucas , esq. the first of Castle Shane, whose will, dated 15 Oct 1657 , was proved 08 Dec 1657 , m. Mary Pointz , and by her, who wedded secondly, Robert Moore , esq., had a dau. Lucy , the wife of Charles , son of Sir Toby Pointz , and five sons, Francis , Robert , William , Richard , and Charles . The eldest,

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Francis Lucas , esq. of Castle Shane, b. in 1646 , was returned to parliament by the county of Monaghan in 1695 , but subsequently unseated by petition. He d. about 1705 , (administration granted to his son, Francis , the 02 May , in that year) and left, by Mary his wife, three sons and three daughters, namely, Francis , his heir. Edward , successor to his brother. Robert . Anne , m. to - Symes , esq. Lucy , m. to Hugh Savage , esq. of the county of Downe . Jane , m. to - Ennis , esq.

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The eldest son,

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Francis Lucas , esq. of Castle Shane, sat in parliament for the borough of Monaghan from 1713 to 1747 . He d. unm. in the latter year, and was s. by his brother,

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Edward Lucas , esq. of Castle Shane, who m. first, Elizabeth , daughter of Thomas Smyth , esq. of Drumcree , in Westmeath , and secondly, Abigail Hancock , widow of - Brooke , esq. By the former he had issue,

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I. Thomas , who married the Hon Alice Blayney , daughter of William , sixth Lord Blayney , and dying v. p. in 1727 , left issue,

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Edward , heir to his grandfather. William .

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Francis , in holy orders, rector of Dromgoar , in the county of Cavan , m. Isabella Eccles , of Lisneskea , in the county of Fermanagh .

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Elizabeth , m. to William Lee , esq. of Corbollis , of the county of Louth .

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Sarah , m. to Joseph Warren , esq. Thomasine , m. to Joseph Hammersley , esq.

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II. Francis , of Grennan , who m. Mary , daughter of Hugh Savage , esq. of Ardkeen , in Downshire .

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I. Mary , m. to Francis Savage , esq. of Ardkeen .

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II. Anne , m. to John Skelton , esq.

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III. Jane , m. to the Rev. Joshua Pulleine .

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Mr. Lucas d. in 1756 , and was s. by his grandson,

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Edward Lucas , esq. of Castle Shane, who represented the county of Monaghan from 1761 until 1775 ; in the latter year he died, leaving, by Elizabeth Savage , his second wife,

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Francis , Charles , successively heirs. Robert , a lieutenant-colonel. Thomas . Edward , in holy orders. Mary . Alice . Abigail . Elizabeth . Hester .

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