Caulfeild Family

William Basil1693

Name
William Basil
MarriageAnne KingView this family
yes

Death of a wifeAnne King
February 1652

MarriageMary CaulfeildView this family
after 1652

Burial of a wifeAnne King
February 18, 1652/53 CE (February 28, 1653)
Death of a wifeMary Caulfeild
January 24, 1668

Burial of a wifeMary Caulfeild
January 25, 1668
Death November 1693
Reference numberMary CaulfeildView this family

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himself
wife
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himself
wife
Marriage: after 1652
son
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son
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Shared note

Of Donnycarney, Dublin, and Drumboe Castle, Stranorlar, Co Donegal. Fifth son of Martin Basil of Colchester, Essex. Entered Lincoln’s Inn 1628, called to the bar 1636 ; granted the estate of Drumboe in 1642; a bencher of his Inn 1648; acted as a trustee for money raised for the Irish service that year; went to Ireland 1649 as The King’s and then Cromwell’s Attorney General, a post he held until 1659; became a member of the King’s Inns 1650; Chief Justice of the Upper Bench 1659-1660. Acquired the estate of Donnycarney as a bribe in 1653 and built the first Donnycarney House in 1659. The estate was restored to its rightful owners after the Restoration and later purchased by Thomas Adderley and given to his stepson James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont.