|Nicknames:||"Enrique José O'Donnell y Anethan"|
|Birthplace:||Cadiz, Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain|
|Death:||Died in Montpellier, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France|
|Occupation:||I Conde de la Bisbal, Capitán General del Ejército|
|Managed by:||Ángel Luis Jiménez Conesa|
About Henry Joseph O'Donnell y Anethan
Groom's Name Enrique Odonell
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Bride's Name Maria Ignasia Burgues De Careman
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Marriage Date 27 Jun 1800
Marriage Place Catedral, Gerona, Gerona, Spain
Groom's Father's Name Joseph Odonell
Groom's Mother's Name Maria Deanatan
Bride's Father's Name Joseph Burgues Y Corominas
Bride's Mother's Name Maria Francisca De Careman
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number M89153-3
System Origin Spain-VR
Source Film Number 1171870
Reference Number 2:1DRH4KH -------------------- Spanish soldier, was descended from Joseph O'Donnell y O´ Donnell, (1722–1787) Colonel of the Spanish Regiment Irlanda, Lieu - Tenant General of the Spanish Army.
O'Donnell was the brother of Carlos O´Donnell y Mareschal, the father of general and politician Leopoldo O´Donnell y Jorris (invested as Duke of Tetuan and Count of Lucena), and father of Lieutenant General of the Spanish Army Enrique O´Donnell y Jorris. O'Donnell was a descendent of the O'Donnell family which left Ireland after the battle of the Boyne at the ends of the seventeenth century, and were members of the former ruling noble dynasty of O'Donnell of Tyrconnell.
Born in Spain, he early entered the Spanish army, fighting in 1793- 1795 in the Convention War and in 1810 became general, receiving a command in Catalonia, where in that year he earned his title and the rank of field-marshal. While fighting against General Laurent de Gouvion-Saint-Cyr, (1764–1830), he managed to enter in besieged Girona and then moving troops to Vic . He defeated at La Bisbal d´Empordà, General Schwartz, earning thus the title of Count of La Bisbal although he was wounded in a leg.
In 1811 he was appointed Captain General of Valencia and from 22 January 1812 to 7 March 1813 he was one of the member of the III Council of Regency taking part as a sort of shady patron in the revolt in Catalunya were Captain General descending from Irish - Spanish military people, Luis de Lacy, Luis Lacy y Gauthier, (San Roque, Cádiz, Spain, 1772 – executed by firing squad, Castle of Bellver, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 5 July 1817), pretended to create a Republic. He afterwards held posts of great responsibility under Ferdinand VII, whom he served on the whole with constancy. During the Liberal Triennium he supported the liberals despite his absolutist convictions, because he was against French intervention.
The events of 1823 compelled his flight into France to Limoges where he was interned. When King Ferdinand VII of Spain died in 1834, he died in Montpellier on the way back to Spain.
Henry O'Donnell, I. conde de la Bisbal's Timeline
August 28, 1768
Cadiz, Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain
June 27, 1800
Girona, CT, Spain
May 17, 1834
Montpellier, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France