Thomas Prendergast (1806–1886) was an East India Company civil servant and writer on language learning.
Thomas Prendergast was an East India Company civil servant and writer on language learning, inventor of the ‘mastery’ system of learning languages.
Thomas Prendergast may also refer to:
Brigadier-General Sir Thomas Prendergast, 1st Baronet was an Irish politician and soldier.
Sir Thomas Prendergast, 2nd Baronet was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Prendergast, 1st Baronet, and his wife Penelope Cadogan, sister of William Cadogan, 1st Earl Cadogan. He succeeded his father to the baronetcy in 1709. He was elected to the Irish House of Commons for Clonmel (1727–1760) and to the British House of Commons as Member of Parliament for Chichester (1733–1734).
Thomas Francis Prendergast or Pendegrast was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his United States Marine Corps service in the Philippine-American War.
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Thomas Smyth was an Irish politician.
Viscount Gort is the title of two peerages in British and Irish history. Gort is a small town in County Galway in the West of Ireland. The original title was in the Peerage of Ireland and is extant. A viscountcy with the same title as the Irish peerage was then conferred in the Peerage of the United Kingdom to a later Lord Gort. This gave the distinguished descendant a subtle personal change of status, whilst preserving the heritage of the older title. The United Kingdom title, however, became extinct on death of the original recipient, who remains perhaps the most illustrious bearer of the older title to date. A post-World War II unqualified reference to "Lord Gort" will almost always be to the sixth viscount.
Baron Glentoran, of Ballyalloly in the County of Down, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 8 July 1939 for the Unionist politician Herbert Dixon. In 1950 he also succeeded his elder brother as third Baronet, of Ballymenock. His son, the second Baron, was also a politician and served as the last Speaker of the Senate of Northern Ireland. As of 2017 the titles are held by the latter's son, the third Baron, who succeeded in 1995. He is a former Olympic Bobsleigh gold medallist as well as a soldier, businessman and politician. Lord Glentoran was one of the ninety elected hereditary peers who remain in the House of Lords after the passing of the House of Lords Act of 1999, and sat on the Conservative benches until his June 2018 retirement under the House of Lords Reform Act 2014.
Thomas Osborne may refer to:
Longe is an English and French aristocratic household, descending from the House of Bourbon-Préaux, a cadet branch of the House of Bourbon. The surname is of Anglo-Norman origin.
Thomas, Tommy or Tom Butler may refer to:
John Prendergast-Smyth, 1st Viscount Gort was an Irish politician.
The Prendergast Baronetcy, of Gort in the County of Galway, was a title in the Baronetage of Ireland. It was created on 15 July 1699 for the Irish soldier and politician Thomas Prendergast. He was killed at the Battle of Malplaquet in 1709 and was succeeded by his son, the second Baronet. He was a member of both the Irish and British Parliaments. He was to be created Viscount Clonmel but died childless in September 1760 before the patent was completed. On his death, the baronetcy became extinct. However, the Prendergast estates passed to the late Baronet's nephew, John Smyth, the second son of his sister Elizabeth and her husband Charles Smyth. He assumed the surname of Prendergast and was created Viscount Gort in 1816.
Events from the year 1708 in Ireland.
Events from the year 1709 in Ireland.
Events from the year 1760 in Ireland.
Events from the year 1817 in Ireland.
Events from the year 1784 in Ireland.
Events from the year 1771 in Ireland.
Events from the year 1735 in Ireland.
Events from the year 1704 in Ireland.
Events from the year 1669 in Ireland.
The Custos Rotulorum of County Galway was the highest civil officer in County Galway. The position was later combined with that of Lord Lieutenant of Galway.