John Nugent, 5th Earl of Westmeath

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Nugent, John, 5th Earl of Westmeath, a cadet in James II.'s Horse Guards at the Boyne, afterwards served with distinction on the Continent — in Flanders, at Luzzara, Ramillies, Oudenarde, Malplaquet, Kehl, and elsewhere. He died in retirement at Nivelles, in Brabant, 3rd July 1754, aged 83, the last Catholic representative of the title.

Sources

186. Irish Brigades in the Service of France: John C. O'Callaghan. Glasgow, 1870.

216. Lodge's Peerage of Ireland, Revised and Enlarged by Mervyn Archdall. 7 vols. Dublin, 1789.

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