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1-2 S. X. MAK. 11, 1922.] NOTES AND QUERIES. 183 Dunlady, Co. Down, High Sheriff Co. Down 1720, m. Elizabeth, dau. of the Rev. Henry Jenny, D.D., Archdeacon of Dromore, and d., will dated July 27, 1723; proved Prerog. Feb. 18, 1723-4. II. RALPH, of whom presently. III. Hawkesworth Lambert, b. Dundalk ; entered Trin. Coll., Dublin, May 18, 1687, aged 16; scholar 1688. IV. William Lambert. V. Robert Lambert of Dunlady, Co. j Down ; will dated May 7, 1750 ; proved Prerog. Nov. 6, 1751 ; left a dau., Mary Lambert. I. Elizabeth Lambert, m. William Bra- bazon of Rath House, Co. Meath, grandson of Sir Anthony Brabazon, son of the first Lord Ardee, and brother of the first Earl of Meath, and had issue. II. Alice Lambert, m. Thomas Dawson of Gilford, Co. Down, son of William Dawson of Lisveagh, Co. Armagh, and brother of Ralph Dawson of Dawson's Grove, Co. Armagh. By him, whose will, dated May 5, 1729, was proved Prerog. May 26, 1729, she appears to have left no issue. III. Mary Lambert, m. at Lisburn Cathedral, Nov. 8, 1696, the Rev. William Skemngton, B.A., son of Richard Skeffington of Co. Armagh, and had at least two sons : i. George Skemngton, mentioned in will of George Lambert. ii. Lambert Skeffington, b. Co. Meath ; entered T.C.D. June 21, 1728, aged 17. IV. Anne Lambert, m. May 23, 1710, the Rev. John Vaughan, Rector of Dromore, Co. Down, son of the Rev. George Vaughan, Treasurer of Dromore, and had, with other issue, a son and a daughter : i. George Vaughan (Rev.), Rector of Dromore, ancestor of Vaughan of Quilly (see Burke's ' Landed Gentry,' which is incorrect in its reference to his sister, Mrs. Corry). i. Alice Vaughan, m. the Rev. John Corry of Rockcorry, Co. Monaghan, son of Isaiah Corry, High Sheriff Co. Monaghan 1712, and died Nov. 23, 1791, having had, with other issue : (1) John Corry, of Sport Hall, Co. Monaghan, High Sheriff Co. Monaghan, 1759, m. Feb. 26, 1762, Catherine Coote, sister of Charles, 1st Earl of Bellamont, and d.v.p. 1770, s.p.m. (2) Thomas Corry, of Rockcorry, High Sheriff Co. Monaghan 1782, m. Nov. 1780, Rebecca, only dau. of William Steuart of Bailieborough Castle, Co. Cavan, M.P. Co. Cavan, by Jane, dau. of Thomas Trotter, M.P., Judge of the Prerogative Court, and had issue. (3) Isaiah Corry of Ballytrain, Co. Monaghan, m., first, Catherine, widow of George Scott, of Legacorry, Co. Monaghan, and dau. of Lancelot Fisher ; and, secondly, Dec. 8, 1778, Barbara, dau. of the Rev. Andrew Nixon of Nixon Lodge, Co. Cavan, and had issue by both marriages. (4) James Corry of Shantonagh, Co. Monaghan, m. Mary, dau. of John Ruxton of Ardee, Co. Louth, M.P., and was ancestor of the Fitzherbert family. (1) Anne Corry, m., first, at St. Peter's, Dublin, June 30, 1750, Robert Lambert Tate of Dunlady, Co. Down, High Sheriff Co. Down 1762 (who d. April 25, 1783, aged 53) ; and, secondly, Robert McLeroth, High Sheriff Co. Down 1790, and by her first marriage had a dau., Anne Lambert, m .1771, Richard, second Earl Annesley. One of the sons of George Lambert and Alice Smyth was : THE MOST REV. RALPH LAMBEKT, Bishop of Dromore 1717-26, and of Meath 1726- 31; born in Co. Louth; entered T.C.D. Aug. 13, 1681; Scholar 1683; B.A. 1686; M.A. 1696; B.D. and D.D. 1701 ; Rector of Kilskyre, diocese of Meath, 1703-9; Pre- centor of Down 1703-6 ; Vicar of Dundalk, diocese of Armagh, 1706-9 ; Dean of Down 1709-17. His first wife, Sarah, died 1707, aged 40 ; tablet in Dundalk Church. (Burke's ' Landed Gentry,' 1846, sub tit. ' Smyth of Gaybrook,' says she was the only dau. of Smythe Kelly, who was son of Capt. Kelly, by Judith, dau. of John Smyth, uncle of William, Bishop of Kilmore. ) Bishop Lambert m., secondly, Prerogative marriage licence, July 14, 1716, Elizabeth Rowley of Clonmethan. (He is said, erroneously, in the notes to p. 361 of the Montgomery MSS., to have been a brother of Mrs. Ann Hall of Strangford. He was her brother-in-law, as she had been Ann Rowley.) Ralph Lambert died Feb. 6, 1731-2, and was buried at St. Michan's, Dublin, having had by his first wife two sons and three daughters : I. Thomas Lambert, b. Co. Down ; ent. T.C.D. April 24, 1716, aged 16; buried at Lisburn Aug. 14, 1718. II. MONTAGUE, of whom presently. I. Alice Lambert, m. Dublin, marr. lie. July 2, 1739, Nathaniel Preston of Swains- town, Co. Meath, M.P. for Navan 1713-60. II. Susanna Lambert, m. first, at St.