Richard Mór Burke, 9th lord of Clanricarde

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Richard Mór Burke

Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: Clanricarde, Galway, Ireland
Death: 1530 (41-49)
Connaught Province, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Ulick Fionn Burgh, III and Slumma Sioda MacNamara
Husband of Margaret Fitz-Patrick
Father of Ulick Bourke, 1st Earl of Clanricarde
Brother of Annabella O'Brien and Ulick Burke

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About Richard Mór Burke, 9th lord of Clanricarde

Ricarde Mor Burke, 9th lord of Clanricarde, died in 1530.

Burke was the second son of Ulick Fionn Burke, 6th Clanricarde, and Slaine Ni Con Mara (Slany MacNamara), succeeding in 1519 upon the death of his brother, Ulick Óge Burke. He married Margaret Butler, daughter to Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormond (Ireland). In 1522 he was part of a confederation of Connacht forces that marched to Sligo to give battle to the O'Donnells, who were conquering north Connacht. However, the expedition fell apart without a fight after the failure of Conn Bacach O'Neill to defeat O'Donnell. He was succeeded by his uncle's grandson, John mac Richard Mór Burke, who ruled till 1536.


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Clanricarde, Galway, Ireland
Age 45
Connaught Province, Ireland