In the aftermath of the Irish Rebellion, Robert Nugent of Carlanstown, in recognition for hist service and loyalty to the English, was granted an exemption from the transplantation to Connacht and Clare, which was part of the Cromwellian Settlement of Ireland (1652). He and Edmund Nugent of Carlanstown were able to recover the land rights during the Restoration. Edmund Nugent grandson, Robert Nugent (ca. 1702-1788), 1st Earl Nugent became a prominent British politician and was known as a poet.
From the description of Nugent family papers : Personal and family papers, 1589-1875, (bulk 1653-1788). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122564758