London Times 14 April 1916

London Times 14 April 1916 - APRIL 14, 1916. DEATH OF LORD CLANRICARDE. at...
APRIL 14, 1916. DEATH OF LORD CLANRICARDE. at The P. foe 32 with uniformly who of the lock 22 of and the and her 32 by decorative C. C. H. the de and to who but the find THE CAMPAIGN OVER HIS IRISH ESTATES. The Marquees of Oanricarde died on Wednesday Wednesday at his London residence in Hanover - square. He was born in 1832, the second son of the first Marquess by his marriage with Harriet, daughter of Grorge Canning. Educated at Harrow, he entered the Diplomatic Service, but left it after aoout i yeasa, during which he was stationed at Turin. In 1M7 he was elected Liberal M - P. for County GaJway, and sat for that division till 1871. In 1874 he succeeded his father as second marquees and 16th earl, his elder brother having died unmarried. He had a seat in the House of Lords as Lord Somerhill, but was such an unfamiliar figure there that he is stated to have been several times refused admittance. By us death the nsarqoessate and other titles lapse, as he was unmarried, but the earldom passes to his cousin, the Marquess of Sligo. One of Lord Clanri - Lord Allendale. Lord Clanricarde 4 ay yei Victorian where his early of Mrs. Hardinge tarterwaras Mrs. atanleyj. painted in i7s ana graved bv Watson. He also do cosed a Dortrait George Canning when a boy, by Gainsborough, as well as several pictures by the Dutch school. He Ireland by his association with the agrarian problem. Clanrieardo the Nationalist agitators found their of ms rights, and quite it has not been denied that in the worst days of his The story of Lord Clanricarde's estates Galwav is an enitome of the whole Irish The Land Act of 1870 had been on the Statute - book when he succeeded his father. The Districts Board in July, 1915. From the i i minute knowledge of the laws which be hated. Attkmpt to Impound ms Rbnts. ie was chosen as one of its first victims. In Decern - jer. 1886, an attempt was made to impound his r baffled by the arrest of the campaigners, and f the Executive. Nevertheless. he nec - ardeti himself as a deenlv iniured man. and complained in The Timet that the assistance of the Lord Clan ri card military 1 with intolerable rents. Writing t The Tim at the lujrh to let me ccr.t r.uUrt 1 have refused all abatements of my November i added by a fixed date, should honestly settle their Conciliation, however,' was no part of the i Lord Clanricarde continued with increased fury London. The 1 manded wholesale reductions. On i served the Loughrea Board of Guardia i the workhouse and r ; hillside and the platform t Courts. Lord Clanricarde fought I sisted the Evicted Tenants i tricts Board, and B of the Clanricarde r Irish Rolls Court. He foucht the case from the Rolls nfOUTlrdsTOand hack to the Irish Lnnd Court. M Justice Wylie settled the historic conflict by his judir - ofler oT Congested" Districts "Board, which did n include arrears, was a totel of 229.000. The pri at a little more than 14 years' purchase for the whole estate. It

Clipped from The Times14 Apr 1916, FriPage 27

The Times (London, Greater London, England)14 Apr 1916, FriPage 27

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