Nugent family papers, 1589-1875, (bulk 1670-1788).


Nugent family papers, 1589-1875, (bulk 1670-1788).

Accounts, deeds, legal papers, court records, household books, inventories and catalogs of family papers, estate and manorial papers, and correspondence relating to the estates, personal and financial affairs of the Nugent family and those of John Knight and other related families. Included are materials dealing with Ireland during the Civil War (1641-1649), and the War of 1689-1691 and Leeward and St. Christopher colonies.

Approx. 2,100 pieces.33 boxes.

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Nugent family. (family)

Prominent Irish family that owned lands in Meath and Westmeath Co., related to the families of Craggs, Cusack, Barnewalls, Palles, and Plunkett. Among the most well-known members of the family was Robert Nugent (ca. 1702-1788), 1st Earl Nugent, British politician and poet. He amassed large fortune mostly through profitable marriages to Emilia, daughter of Peter, 4th Earl of Fingal (1730-1731), Anne Craggs Newsham Knight (d. 1756), daughter of James Craggs and widow of John Knight, and Elizabeth,...

Nugent, Robert Nugent, Earl, 1702-1788 (person)