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Neill Mor's great-greatgrandson, Henry O'Neill, was created baronet of Killeleagh in 1666.
Hardy was created a baronet in 1806.
For his services Pepperrell, in November 1746, was created a baronet - the only New Englander so honoured.
Beginning his commercial career as a clerk in his patron's house, John Gladstone lived to become one of the merchant-princes of Liverpool, a baronet and a member of parliament.
Their son was created a baronet in 1818 as Sir John Shelley-Sidney, and his son was created Baron de L'Isle and Dudley in 1835.Advertisement
His great-grandson was in 1660 created a baronet.
In acknowledgment of his energetic and successful services Cunard was, in 1859, created a baronet.
In 1780, on the occasion of the king's visit to Portsmouth, he was made a baronet.
As Johnson thought it unsafe to pursue the routed army his victory had no other effect than the erection here of the useless defences of Fort William Henry, but as it was the only success in a year of gloom parliament rewarded him with a grant of X 5000 and the title of a baronet.
His rule in Jersey was severe, but profitable to the island; he developed its resources and made it a refuge for Royalists, among whom in 1646 and again in1649-1650was Prince Charles, who created Carteret a knight and baronet.Advertisement
In 1716 Sloane was created a baronet, being the first medical practitioner to receive an hereditary title, and in 1719 he became president of the College of Physicians, holding the office sixteen years.
In parliament he proved a valuable recruit to the party of reform; and having succeeded his father as 2nd baronet in 1831, was appointed secretary at war in the ministry of Earl Grey in February 1832, and was made a privy councillor.
He succeeded to the estates of Lee as well as of Carnwath, both of which properties passed, on the death of his son Charles without issue in 1802, to his nephew Alexander, who was created a baronet in 1806.
He was knighted in 1891, and created a baronet in 1893.
He held the command of the Newfoundland fleet for four years from 1810, and at the close of that period he was made a baronet.Advertisement
Henry Dymoke was created a baronet; he was succeeded by his brother John, rector of Scrivelsby (1804-1873), whose son Henry Lionel died without issue in 1875, when the baronetcy became extinct, the estate passing to a collateral branch of the family.
In 1818, when he was created a baronet, he was commissioned by the British government to examine the papyri of Herculaneum in the Neapolitan museum, and he did not arrive back in England till June 1820.
He was created a baronet in 1890 on the completion of the Forth bridge, of which with his partner Sir Benjamin Baker he was joint engineer.
By the beginning of the 18th century Huddersfield had become a "considerable town," chiefly owing to the manufacture of woollen kersies, and towards the end of the same century the trade was increased by two events - the opening of navigation on the Calder in 1780, and in 1784 that of the cloth-hall or piece-hall, built and given to the town by Sir John Ramsden, baronet.
In 1899 he succeeded his father as 11th baronet.Advertisement
Acton, 6th baronet (q.v.), was born at Naples on the 10th of January 1834.
Edward Berkeley of Pylle in Somerset, head of a cadet line of the Bruton family, married Philippa Speke, whose mother was Joan, daughter of Sir John Portman of Orchard Portman, baronet.
The estate of Gordonstown, close by, was founded by Sir Robert Gordon (1580-1656), historian of the Sutherland family, and grandfather of the baronet who, because of his inventions and scientific attainments, was known locally as "Sir Robert the Warlock" (1647-1704).
His son was the eminent agriculturist, and first baronet of the family.
His son, George was created a baronet of Nova Scotia in 1666.Advertisement
Copley became second baronet on his father's death about 1684.
A colonel of the Royal Army, he was both knighted and made baronet on the same day at Durham in 1642.
Sir John Fleming Leicester, the 5th baronet was created Baron de Tabley in 1826.
At Walter Derek's death, his son, Gavin Gilbey, became the 4th baronet.
Meantime, the 3rd baronet had never made Felix Hall his own home.
The mortal remains of the fourth baronet were laid to rest in the family vault in August 1789.
Sir Robert Smith is a farmer, manager of his family estate and third baronet.
Goldsmid was made a baronet in 1841, Baron Lionel de Rothschild was elected to Parliament in 1847 (though he was unable to take his seat), Alderman (Sir David) Salomons became lord mayor of London in 1855 and Francis Goldsmid was made a Q.C. in 1858.
About twenty years after the Marlborough legacy, Sir William Pynsent, a Somersetshire baronet to whom he was personally quite unknown, left him his entire estate, worth about three thousand a year, in testimony of approval of his political career.
In 1661 the grandson of his brother George was created a baronet, and from him the title has descended to the Smith family of the present day.
Later these fairs and markets were confirmed with the addition of an extra market on Thursday to Sir William Ayloffe, baronet, who had succeeded David Waterhouse as lord of the manor.
The duc de Dalberg had inherited the family property of Herrnsheim from his uncle the arch-chancellor Karl von Dalberg, and this estate passed, through his daughter and heiress, Marie Louise Pelline de Dalberg, by her marriage with Sir (Ferdinand) Richard Edward Acton, 7th baronet (who assumed the additional name of Dalberg), to her son the historian, John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton.
On the 2 5th of July 1839 Gladstone was married at Hawarden to Miss Catherine Glynne, sister, and in her issue heir, of Sir Stephen Glynne, ninth and last baronet of that name.
He was created a baronet in 1886, and was raised to the peerage in 1896, a few days before his death.
His mother was Madeline Caroline Frances Eden, daughter of Sir Guy Campbell, 1st baronet; and through her he was great grandson of Lord Edward Fitzgerald, the Irish rebel.
For this success he received the thanks of parliament, and was created a baronet (November 1755).
In 1836 he was made a baronet, and G.C.B.
He was created a baronet in June 1916, and the same year was raised to the peerage.
This led to his interest in the development of western Canada, and from 1881 onwards he was associated with his cousin in the construction of the Canadian Pacific railway, for his services in connexion with which he was in 1886 made a baronet, in 1891 raised to the peerage; and in 1905 made G.C.V.O.