From Irish Pedigrees; or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation by John O'Hart
Armorial Bearings: Same as "MacCarthy Glas."
125. CORMAC GLAS (otherwise "Charles of Lorraine"): third son of Felim, who is No. 124 on the "MacCarthy Glas" pedigree; was a captain of the Royal Irish Regiment of Foot Guards to King James II. He m. Angel, dau. of Randal Oge O'Hurley, of Ballinacarriga Castle, by whom he had two sons:—I. Donal of Dunmanway, and II. Donogh.
126. Donogh Glas: son of Cormac; m. Catherine, dau. of Malachy O'Crowly, by whom he had three sons:—I. Donogh, II. Cormac (these two left no male issue), III. Donal; and a dau. Angel, who m. O'Donovan of Banlahan, by whom she had three sons—the youngest of whom Thomas, was a celebrated Irish poet.
127. Donal Glas: third son of Donogh; m. Mary Kelleher, by whom he left issue:—I. Donogh, II. Donal, III. Thomas, IV. Justin. This (I) Donogh m. Mary MacCarthy and had issue:—Sir Charles Justin MacCarthy, Knt., Governor of Ceylon, who m. Sophia, dau. of Sir B. Hawes (Under Secretary of State for War), by whom he had two sons:—Felix, a Member of Council at Bermuda, and Police Magistrate, who d. s. p.; and William,a Registrar-general of lands at Ceylon, who was alive in 1871, but had no issue. This (III) Thomas (Montalto) died of yellow-fever, at St. Domingo, left no issue. (IV) Justin, d. s. p.
128. Donal Glas (2); second son of Donal; m. Mary Ward, by whom he left an only son, Donal (No. 129).
129. Donal Glas, of Glean-na-Croim: son of Donal; m. Harriet Alexandrina Bassett, youngest dau. of the late Admiral Sir Home Popham, KM., G.C.B., by whom he had issue:—I. Henry Popham Tenison, a captain in the Royal Artillery, who died unm. aged 28 yrs.; II. Elizabeth Radcliff, who d. at Bath, aged 15 yrs.; and III. Florence Strachan. This Donal Glas, d. at Southampton, England, in 1884. He was a gentleman of refined taste and high literary attainments; author of the Siege of Florence, Massaniello, the Free Lance, Life and Letters of Florence MacCarthy Mór, and Historical Pedigree of the Sliochd Feidhlimidh.
130. Florence Strachan MacCarthy Glas: his son; m. Alice, youngest dau. of the late Rev. James Linton, of Heningford House, Huntingdonshire, England (by his wife Elizabeth, dau. and co-heiress of the Rev. Thomas Maria Wingfield of Torkington), by whom he has had issue:—I. Finin, II. Charles, III. Donal, IV. Eugene, V. Kathleen, VI. Mary, VII. Aileen (or Eibhlin), all living in 1887. This Florence Strachan, residing in 1887, at Clydesdale, Surbiton Road, Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey, England.
Truelove's Journal: A Bookshop Novella
"Beautiful, different and touching. Short, sweet and lovely. Made me cry. You sense that this is a true story veiled in the guise of fiction as are all the best stories."
Although ostensibly set in England, this story was penned by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St John Featherstonehaugh.
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