John FitzPatrick, 1st Earl of Upper Ossory

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John FitzPatrick, 1st Earl of Upper Ossory (1719 – 23 September 1758) lived in County Cork in Ireland.

He was the son of Richard FitzPatrick, 1st Baron Gowran, and Anne Robinson and educated at Queen's College, Oxford. [1] He succeeded his father as 2nd Baron Gowran in 1727 and his mother to the estates of Farmingwoods (now Fermyn Woods), Northamptonshire and Ampthill, Bedfordshire in 1744. He was created Earl of Upper Ossory in the Irish peerage on 5 October 1751.

He was MP for Bedfordshire from 1753 to 1758.

He married Lady Evelyn Leveson-Gower, daughter of the 1st Earl Gower, on 29 June 1744. They had four children:


  1. ^ "FITZPATRICK, John, 1st Earl of Upper Ossory [I] (?1719-58), of Ampthill, Beds". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 11 June 2016.

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir Danvers Osborn, Bt
Thomas Alston
Member of Parliament for Bedfordshire
With: Thomas Alston
Succeeded by
Thomas Alston
Henry Osborn
Peerage of Ireland
New creation Earl of Upper Ossory
1751 – 1758
Succeeded by
John FitzPatrick
Preceded by
Richard FitzPatrick
Baron Gowran
1727 – 1758