Essex, the Queen’s favourite (of Elizabeth I, that is) was sent as Deputy with a large army to ‘subdue’
Sir Moyes Hill from
One of the Hill family, William, married a daughter of Sir Marcus Trevor (Yes! Trevor Hill!) who became Viscount Dungannon in 1662 for ‘his signal gallantry in wounding Sir Oliver Cromwell at the battle of
He in turn was succeeded by his son Wills, who afterwards became first Marquis of Downshire and after him the
The Needhams, who became Kilmorey when raised to the peerage, were the family that ‘inherited’ Newry when the Bagenal line ended.
Yes! The self-same Kilmoreys who ended up scrapping over the family silver.
Yes! The self-same Kilmoreys whorecently
ended up scrapping over the family silver.
Do not forget Dr McCavitt’s Flight of the Earls CD launch tomorrow evening (Wed 26 at 8.00) in the Arts Centre, hosted by your soon-to-be-removed Mayor, Pat Maginn!
With seventeen nationalist Councillors soon to be expelled and barred from public office, we may again be governed by decree from Hillsborough – through their nominee Commissioner!!
Ah, isn’t this democracy a wonderful thing?? No wonder we’re exporting it to Iraq!
Vive la paix!! Long live The Peace Process!