Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameWilliam BURKE 7th Earl of Clanricarde
SpouseHelen MACCARTY
Notes for William BURKE 7th Earl of Clanricarde
William Burke, 7th Earl of Clanricarde, Irish peer, died 1687

Burke had served with his brother under their cousin, the 5th Earl of Clanricarde, during the Irish Confederate Wars and was their heir. he became Lieutenant of County Galway in 1680 and its Chief Governor in 1687.

His first wife was Lettice Shirley, daughter of Sir Henry and grand-daughter of the Earl of Essex. By her he had his heir, Richard. His second wife was Helen, daughter of Donough MacCarty, 1st Earl of Clancarty.
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