Arthur Annesley

1614-1686 [‘The Wandering Heir’]; b. 10 July, Dublin; son of Lord Mountmorres [sic]; ed. Oxford, and Lincoln’s Inn; MP for Radnor; commissioner in Ireland during Civil War; vice-treasurer for Ireland at Restoration; Earl of Anglesey, 1661; Lord Privy Seal, 1673; opposed declaration of Irish plot and interceded for Oliver Plunkett; dismissed from service in 1628 after publishing papers reflecting on James I and Charles I. d. 26 April, Blechingdon, Oxfordshire. DIB