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1) (ancient territorial Lords of Iveagh, in Dalraida (the present co. Down), who ranked as head of the Clanna Rory. In 1314, when Edward II. sought the aid of the Irish chieftains, he directed a letter to “Admilis Mac Anegus, Duci Hibernicorum de Onenagh,” he being then The McGenis; Art McGenis, Lord of Iveagh, was treacherously taken prisoner 1380, by Edmund Mortimer, Earl of March). (TolIymore, co. Down; Phelim McGenis, temp. Charles II., whose dau. and heiress, Eleanor, m. William Hamilton, Esq., of Erenagh, co. Down, the great-granddaughter of which marriage, Lady Anne Hamilton, sister and heiress of James, last Earl of Clanbrassil, m. Robert, first Earl of Roden; Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, William Hamilton, d. 26 Feb. 1686). (Castle Wellan, co. Down ; Ever McGenis, Esq., temp. James I., whose descendant sold his estate to the ancestor of the Earl Annesley). Vert a lion ramp, or, on a chief ar. a dexter hand erect, couped at the wrist gu.
2) or Magenis (Viscount lveagh, extinct 1693; Sir Arthur McGenis, Knt., of Rathfriland, co. Down, was so created 1623). Same Arms. Crest—A boar pass. ppr. langued gu. armed and hoofed or. Supporters—Two bucks gu. langued az. crined, unguled, and gorged with collars gemel or. Motto—Sola salus servire Deo.
3) (ancient territorial Lords of Iveagh, in Dalraida (the present co. Down), who ranked as head of the Clanna Rory. In 1314, when Edward II. sought the aid of the Irish chieftains, he directed a letter to “Admilis Mac Anegus, Duci Hibernicorum de Onenagh,” he being then The McGenis; Art McGenis, Lord of Iveagh, was treacherously taken prisoner 1380, by Edmund Mortimer, Earl of March). (TolIymore, co. Down; Phelim McGenis, temp. Charles II., whose dau. and heiress, Eleanor, m. William Hamilton, Esq., of Erenagh, co. Down, the great-granddaughter of which marriage, Lady Anne Hamilton, sister and heiress of James, last Earl of Clanbrassil, m. Robert, first Earl of Roden; Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, William Hamilton, d. 26 Feb. 1686). (Castle Wellan, co. Down ; Ever McGenis, Esq., temp. James I., whose descendant sold his estate to the ancestor of the Earl Annesley). Vert a lion ramp, or, on a chief ar. a dexter hand erect, couped at the wrist gu.
4) or Magenis (Viscount lveagh, extinct 1693; Sir Arthur McGenis, Knt., of Rathfriland, co. Down, was so created 1623). Same Arms. Crest—A boar pass. ppr. langued gu. armed and hoofed or. Supporters—Two bucks gu. langued az. crined, unguled, and gorged with collars gemel or. Motto—Sola salus servire Deo.

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