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Sir Paul Gore, 1st Baronet

Sir Paul Gore, 1st Baronet

Irish politician
Sir Paul Gore, 1st Baronet
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Intro Irish politician
Is Politician
From Ireland
Type Politics
Gender male
Death 1 September 1629
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Sir Paul Gore, 1st Baronet (1567 – September 1629) was an Anglo-Irish politician, soldier and baronet.
Born in London, he was the eldest son of Gerard Gore and his wife Helen Davenant, daughter of Ralph Davenant. Gore had come to Ireland as a commander of a troup of horse and in 1602, he was despatched to accompany Rory Ó Donnell to a meeting with Queen Elizabeth I of England. He sat as Member of Parliament (MP) in the Irish House of Commons for Ballyshannon from 1613 until 1615. On 2 February 1622, he was created a baronet, of Magherabegg, in the County Donegal.
He married Isabella Wycliffe, daughter of Francis Wycliffe and niece of the 1st Earl of Strafford. They had thirteen children, seven daughters and six sons. Gore was buried at the Abbey Church of Donegal. His eldest son Ralph succeeded to the baronetcy and was ancestor of the Earl of Ross. His son Arthur was himself created a baronet and was ancestor of the Irish creation of the Earls of Arran, the Barons Harlech as well as the Irish Barons Annaly. His fourth son Francis was progenitor of the Gore-Booth Baronets.

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