Thomas Nugent, 6th Earl of Westmeath

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Thomas Nugent, 6th Earl of Westmeath

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Son of John Nugent, 5th Earl of Westmeath and Margaret Nugent
Husband of Catherine Nugent
Father of Richard Nugent, Lord Delvin; George Frederick Nugent, 7th Earl of Westmeath and Catherine Rodney

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About Thomas Nugent, 6th Earl of Westmeath

Thomas Nugent, 6th Earl of Westmeath KP PC (Ire) (April 1714 – 7 September 1792), styled Lord Delvin from 1752 to 1754 was an Irish peer and freemason.

He gained the title Earl of Westmeath in 1754 on the death of his father John Nugent, 5th Earl of Westmeath. In 1758, he was sworn of the Privy Council of Ireland. Nugent was appointed Grandmaster of the Grand Lodge of Ireland in 1763, a post he held for the following four years.

Westmeath was made a Founding Knight of the Order of St Patrick on 11 March 1783. He died in 1792 and was succeeded by his son George.

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