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Spring Rice, Baron Monteagle



Rice apparently came to Mount Trenchard, Co.Limerick, in 1767.


Stephen Edward Rice,
of Mount Trenchard House, between Loghill and Foynes, Co.Limerick,
mar 1785 to Katherine Spring [descendant of Edward III],
died 1831,
had issue:

  1. Thomas Spring Rice, 1st Baron Monteagle of Brandon, born 1790,
    Chancellor of the Exchequer 1835-39,
    cr Baron Monteagle 1839,
    died 1866,
    had issue:

    1. Stephen Spring Rice, born 1814, eldest son,
      became a friend at Cambridge of Arthur Helps,
      Helps became private secretary to his father,
      Stephen died 1865, just before his father,
      had issue:

      1. Thomas Spring Rice, 2nd Baron Monteagle of Brandon, born 1849,
        succ 1866,
        mar 1875 to Elizabeth Butcher,
        he was Gaelic revival enthusiast,
        she was friendly with Bessie O'Brien,
        she delivered a tribute to Thomas T. Madigan when he died 1904,
        she died 1908,
        he arranged for defence of Willie Madigan at trial 1921,
        he died 1926,
        had issue:

        1. Mary Spring Rice, born 1880,
          Irish nationalist,
          involved in the Howth gun-running 1914.
          See biography.




Cappa (Mount Trenchard) on p.106 of [Taylor and Skinner, 1777].



Mount Trenchard on 1887 to 1913 map.
See modern satellite view and street view of W entrance and E entrance.







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