Belmore: The Lowry Corrys of Castle Coole, 1646-1913

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Ulster Historical Foundation, 2007 - Architecture - 290 pages
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Ulster Historical Foundation publishes quality books on Irish history and genealogy. Book abstract: 1779: an annus mirabilis for Armar Lowry Corry, heir to the Lowry Corry estates and political power in Fermanagh and Tyrone when he moved up in the heady world of Irish society and politics as Baron Belmore with marriage arranged to a beautiful young wife and heiress, Henrietta Hobart of Blickling Hall, Norfolk, eldest daughter of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, the Earl of Buckinghamshire.
 

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Contents

Origins I
2
A Man of Ability Honesty and Affection Margetson Armar
13
Origins II
20
Supreme Felicity
30
An Unhappy Affair
37
A New Wife and a New House in a New Demesne
44
Alexander Stewart Architect
52
Viscount Corry Comes of Age
81
A Stern Father and the Advantages of a Fortune
163
Governor Vice Admiral and Lord Chancellor of Jamaica
173
Home a Proud Victory and Family
188
Armar Third Earl Belmore 18011845
195
His Estate is his care and his tenantry his family
196
Youth anda dangerous situation
204
Egypt and the Holy Land
213
Complete Isolation and Dangerous Passion
225

Lord Viscount Corry Belmore and the Union Bill
88
Lord Belmores death puts an end to all our doubts and difficulties
95
Somerset Second Earl Belmore 17741841
103
Situation character and fortune
104
The Travels Begin
118
Something so novel so interesting in this degenerated age
127
Marriage and Family Life at Castle Coole
236
Epilogue
257
NOTES AND SOURCES
266
BIBLIOGRAPHY
275
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