Giles Eyre (priest)

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Giles Eyre (1689–1749) was an Anglican priest in Ireland in the eighteenth century. [1]

His father John Eyre of Eyrecourt Castle (died 1741) was a grandson of John Eyre, the Cromwellian settler in Galway. [1] He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. [2] He was Archdeacon of Ross from 1716 to 1749; [3] Chancellor of Cork from 1717 to 1730; [4] Dean of Killaloe from 1728 until his death; [5] Prebendary of Clonfert from 1730 to 1750; [6] and Treasurer of Kilmacduagh from 1737 until his death. [7]

His son was an Irish politician. [8]

Notes

  1. 1 2 Burke, John (1836). A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland Enjoying Territorial Possessions Or High Official Rank: But Uninvested with Heritable Honours. Colburn. pp. 292–3.
  2. "Alumni Dublinenses : a register of the students, graduates, professors and provosts of Trinity College in the University of Dublin (1593–1860George Dames Burtchaell/Thomas Ulick Sadleir p270: Dublin, Alex Thom and Co, 1935
  3. "Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae: The succession of the prelates Volume 1" Cotton, H. p362 Dublin, Hodges & Smith, 1848–1878
  4. "Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae: The succession of the prelates Volume 1" Cotton, H. p247 Dublin, Hodges & Smith, 1848–1878
  5. "Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae: The succession of the prelates Volume 1" Cotton, H. p479 Dublin, Hodges & Smith, 1848–1878
  6. "Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae: The succession of the prelates Volume 4" Cotton, H. p193 Dublin, Hodges & Smith, 1848–1878
  7. "Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae: The succession of the prelates Volume 4" Cotton, H. p207 Dublin, Hodges & Smith, 1848–1878
  8. thepeerage.com John Eyre, 1st and last Baron Eyre


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