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Francis French, 7th Baron de Freyne

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Francis Arthur John French, 7th Baron de Freyne of Coolavin, County Sligo 3 September 1927 – 24 November 2009 was an Anglo-Irish aristocrat, son of Francis French, 6th Baron de Freyne and Lina Victoria née Arnott He was educated at Ladycross School Seaford, East Sussex and at Glenstal Abbey School County Limerick

He inherited his title in 1935, at which time, until 1999, he could vote in the House of Lords In 1999, all but 90 or so hereditary peers were stripped of voting rights in the Lords by Tony Blair's Labour government Lord de Freyne was a Knight of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta

In 1952, Lord de Freyne sold French Park, the family's ancestral home in Frenchpark, County Roscommon Due to the successive Irish Land Acts the remaining estate lands proved too small to sustain the running of the estate and the "Big House" The great house and demesne had been in the French family since 5,000 acres 20 km2 were granted to Dominick French in 1666; prior to its dissemination during the Land Acts the estate comprised 36,000 acres 150 km2 Having sold the estate, the family moved to Oxfordshire

Marriages & children

He married, firstly, Shirley Ann Pobjoy, daughter of Douglas Rudolph Pobjoy, on 30 January 1954; that union ended in divorce in 1978 He married, secondly, to Sheelin Deidre O'Kelly, daughter of Lt-Col Henry Kane O'Kelly, of County Wicklow, in July 1978

By his first wife, Lord De Freyne had three children;

  • Fulke Charles Arthur John French, 8th Baron de Freyne b 21 April 1957
  • Hon Vanessa Rose Bradbury French b 19 September 1958
  • Hon Patrick Dominic Fitzstephen Jude b 27 November 1969
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Francis French
Francis French, 7th Baron de Freyne
1935–2009
Succeeded by
Charles French

References

  1. ^ Fulke Charles Arthur John French, known as Charles, succeeded as the 8th Baron de Freyne upon his father's death on 24 November 2009

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