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Rosendal Barony

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Rosendal Barony

REITH - Barony of (cr 1940); title disclaimed by 2nd Baron

MEYENDORFF, Alexander (1869 - 1964), retired; (holder of Swedish barony recognised by Imperial Russia)

WHITE, John (1867 - 1951), first Moderator of United Church of Scotland, 1929; Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, 1925; Chaplain in Ordinary to the King; Minister of the Barony of Glasgow; Hon. TCL Trinity College of Music, London, and Vice-President

de la POER, John William Rivallon de Poher (1882 - 1939), Lord le Power and Coroghmore, Count of the Papal States (this Barony is under attaint on account of the so-called rebellion of 1688); HML County and City of Waterford since 1915; Knight of Malta

LANG, John Marshall (1834 - 1909), Hon. Member of Imperial University of St Petersburg; of Imperial Military Academy, St Petersburg; of Egyptian Institute, 1906; Chancellor and Principal of Aberdeen University from 1900; formerly minister of St Nicholas (East), Aberdeen; of Fyvie, Aberdeenshire; of Anderston Church, Glasgow; of Morningside Parish, Edinburgh, and of Barony Parish of Glasgow since 1873

de la POER, Edmond (1841 - 1915), Lord le Power and Coroghmore, Count of the Papal States (this Barony is under attaint on account of the so-called rebellion of 1688); Knight of St John of Jerusalem; DL and HM’s Lieutenant Co. Waterford; JP Waterford and Tipperary

Bertie, Montagu Peregrine (1815 - 1899), DL, JP; Captain Grenadier Guards (retired); [Richard Bertie m Katherine, Baroness Willoughby d’Eresby, and his e s became 11th Baron Willoughby d’Eresby, who gained great distinction as a soldier in the reign of Elizabeth, and m Mary, heiress of 18th Earl of Oxford; 12th Baron unsuccessfully claimed that Earldom; he was created 1st Earl of Lindsey, became Lord High Admiral of England, and fell at Edgehill, 1642; 2nd Earl was taken prisoner at that battle and wounded at Naseby, 1645; 4th Earl became 1st Marquess of Lindsey and then Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, 1715; 4th Duke d 1779 and the Barony fell into abeyance; 5th Duke d 1809, and the Dukedom and Marquessate expired]


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A territorial division of a county composed of a number of townlands. There are about 270 baronies in Ireland. The origins of both the term and the divisions are obscure ...

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