Notes on the Sheriffs of County Clare, 1570-1700
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By Thomas Johnson Westropp, M.A., Member

1685 Edmond Pery

1685. Edmond Pery of Stacpole’s Court, son of Edmond Pery, and Susan, his wife, heiress of Edmond Sexten of St. Mary’s Abbey, Limerick; married Dymphna, daughter and heiress of Bartholomew Stacpole (Recorder of Limerick, 1651, and signed its surrender to Ireton. The Stacpoles were settled in Limerick and Kerry as early as 1282).[68] His grandson, Edmond Pery, speaker of the Irish House of Commons, was created Viscount Pery. Edmond’s will dates November 27, 1717, proved at Dublin, February 20, 1718. By it he desires to be buried in the Sexten Chapel, Limerick Cathedral. Arms (as on his seal), quarterly, over all on a bend, three lions passant.

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