Name: Arthur Saunders GORE
Given Name: Arthur Saunders
Surname: Gore 1
Birth: 25 Jul 1734
Death: 8 Oct 1809
Change Date: 21 Jun 2015 at 14:32|
Father: Arthur GORE b: Abt 1703 in Newtowngore, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Mother: Jane SAUNDERS
24 Jul 1760
- Change Date:
22 Mar 2016
- Abbrev: Wikiipedia
Arthur Saunders Gore, 2nd Earl of Arran KP, PC (Ire) (25 Ju ly 1734 – 8 October 1809) styled The Honourable Arthur Gor e from 1758 to 1762 and Viscount Sudley from 1762 to 1773 , was an Irish peer and politician.
Arran was the eldest son of Arthur Gore, 1st Earl of Arran , and Jane Saunders. He was elected to the Irish House of C ommons for Donegal Borough in 1759, a seat he held until 17 61 and again from 1768 to 1774 and also represented Wexfor d County between 1761 and 1768. In 1773 he succeeded his fa ther as second Earl of Arran and entered the Irish House o f Lords. Arran was also appointed High Sheriff of County We xford in 1757 and High Sheriff of Mayo in 1765. He was admi tted to the Irish Privy Council in 1771 and in 1783 he wa s invested as one of the original sixteen Knights of the Or der of St Patrick.
Lord Arran married, firstly, the Hon. Catherine Annesley, d aughter of William Annesley, 1st Viscount Glerawly, in 1760 . They had two sons and four daughters. After Catherine's d eath in 1770 he married, secondly, Anne Knight, daughter o f Reverend Boleyn Knight, in 1771. They had one son and tw o daughters. After Anne's death he married, thirdly, Elizab eth Underwood, daughter of Richard Underwood, in 1781. The y had four sons and three daughters. His eldest daughter fr om his third marriage, Lady Cecilia, was the second wife o f Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, and was create d Duchess of Inverness in 1840. Lord Arran died in Octobe r 1809, aged 75, and was succeeded in his titles by his eld est son Arthur. Lady Arran died in 1829.
Lieut.-Colonel the Hon. Charles Gore, son of the 2nd Earl o f Arran, K.P., married Sarah Rachel Fraser (1824–1880), eld est daughter of the 'Hon. James Fraser, M.E.C. of Nova Scot ia, and his wife, Rachel Otis, daughter of Benjamin DeWolfe , Esquire, of Windsor, N.S.. at Halifax, N.S., May I3th, 18 24. The couple had three sons and two daughters. One of th e daughters became Dowager Countess of Erroll, V.A. Colone l Gore served with distinction under Wellington, and was pr esent with him at Waterloo, where he had three horses sho t under him. He was sent afterwards to Canada, where he wa s created successively a C.H., a K.H., and a G.C.B., and at tained General's rank in 1863. He served as Lieutenant-Gove rnor of Chelsea Hospital at his death, September 4, 1869. Q ueen Victoria gave Lady Gore the use of a suite of apartmen ts at Hampton Court Palace, where she died, October 17, 1880