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St Lawrence, Robert, second Baron Howth (1435?–1486), administrator

Steven G. Ellis

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/24511

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St Lawrence, Robert, second Baron Howth (1435?–1486), administrator, was the eldest son of Christopher St Lawrence, first Baron Howth, and of Elizabeth Bermingham of Athenry. He served as sheriff of the county of Dublin in 1456, and, on his father's death about 1463, he succeeded to the title, reputedly at the age of twenty-eight. Apart from the manor of ...

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