Claud, 2nd Lord Strabane

Claud, Lord Strabane, second son of James, first Earl of Abercorn, who, on his brother's resignation, had the title of Lord Hamilton, Baron of Strabane, in Ireland, conferred on him by Privy Seal at Westminster, 7 May 1633, and patent bearing date at Dublin the 14 August 1634, 1 with the precedency of the former patent and with remainder to the heirs-male of the body of his father, in failure of his male issue. Dying 14 June 1638, he was buried in the church of Leckpatrick, in the County of Tyrone. He married, 28 November 1632, Lady Jean Gordon, fourth daughter of George, first Marquess of Huntly, by Lady Henrietta Stuart, daughter of Esme, first Duke of Lennox; and by her, who was taken prisoner by Sir Phelim O'Neile, in the rebellion of 1641, when he burnt and destroyed the castle of Strabane, but whom she afterwards married, had four children:-
  • 1. James, third Lord Strabane.
  • 2. George, fourth Lord Strabane.
  • 3. Catherine, married, first, in 1647, to her cousin James Hamilton, of Manor-Hamilton, eldest brother of Gustavus, Viscount Boyne, already mentioned; secondly, to Owen Wynne, of Lurganboy, in the County of Leitrim; thirdly, to John Bingham of Castlebar, in the County of Mayo.
  • 4. Cecilia, married to Richard Perkins, of Lifford, in the County of Donegal.
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