Modern Nobility of Limerick and Clare

Or Thomond

QUOTING from Connellan, the following have been the noble families in Limerick and Clare, since the reign of Henry the Eighth:—O'Brien, earls and marquises of Thomond, earls of Inchiquin, barons of Ibrackan, and barons of Burren, also viscounts of Clare, and barons of Moyarta; Bourke, barons of Castleconnell; Roche, barons of Tarbert; and Fitzgerald, knights of Glin, in the county of Limerick; Sarsfield, viscounts of Kilmallock, in the county of Limerick; Dongan, earls of Limerick; Hamilton, viscounts of Limerick; Fane, viscounts Fane and barons of Loughguire, in Limerick; Southwell, barons Southwell of Castlematross in Limerick; Fitzgibbon, earls of Clare; Perry, earls of Limerick; Quinn, earls of Dunraven and barons of Adare, in Limerick; O'Grady, viscounts Guillamore in Limerick; the lords Fitzgerald, and Vesey or Vesci, in the county of Clare; Massey, barons of Clarina in Limerick; Monsell, barons of Emly.