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Dongan, William (1630–98)

O Ciardha, Eamonn (2009) Dongan, William (1630–98). In: Dictionary of Irish Biography. Cambridge University Press, pp. 382-383. ISBN 9780521633314 [Book section]

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Dongan, William (1630–98), Viscount Dongan of Clane and 1st earl of Limerick, soldier and Jacobite governor of Munster, was second son of Sir John Dongan, 2nd baronet, of Castletown, Co. Kildare, and his wife Mary, daughter of Sir William Talbot, 1st baronet, of Carton. His elder brother, Sir Walter, a member of the confederate catholics in 1646, was transported to Connacht, and died in exile shortly before the restoration in 1660.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of English and History
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Arts and Humanities Research Institute > History
ID Code:14995
Deposited By: Dr Eamonn O Ciardha
Deposited On:18 Nov 2010 20:37
Last Modified:09 May 2016 11:03

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