Catherine L'Estrange

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When Catherine L'Estrange was born about 1682, in County Westmeath, Ireland, her father, John L'Estrange, was 28 and her mother, Susanna Harrison, was 28.

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Catherine L'Estrange

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    William of Orange (William III) lands at Carrickfergus and defeats James II at Battle of the Boyne.


    Exclusion of Catholics from Parliament and all professions.


    Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and English: variant of Strange 1 with fused Old French definite article le.

    Irish: in Ireland, adopted for Mac Conchoigchríche ‘son of Cúchoigcriche’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the borderland’. Lestrange was adopted for Mac Conchoigchríche probably due to the presence of a prominent family of Lestrange, of similar meaning, who settled in the counties of Westmeath and Offaly in the 16th century.

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