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Earl of Antrim, 6th

Person  Male 

Categories: Politics & Administration

Countries: Ireland

Randal William MacDonnell, 6th Earl. He had no sons so King George III recreated the Earlship (resetting the numbering) so that his daughters could inherit and pass on the title until a male heir put in an appearance.
The Earl was elected Grand Master of the Freemasons 1783-91 and as such, in 1786, he consecrated a Lodge with the number 234 at the Ship Tavern, a centre of Freemasonry.

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Earl of Antrim, 6th

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Ship Tavern

Founded: AD 1549. Rebuilt: AD 1923 The Ship Tavern This tavern was establ...

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