Bellew (No. 2.) family genealogy

Lord Bellew of Duleek, County Louth

Arms: The Armorial Bearings of this family were the same as those of “Bellew” (No. 1). Supporters: Dexter, a leopard or. guttée de sang langued gu. murally gorged az.; sinister, a wolf az. ducally gorged or.

This peerage was created in 1686, and became extinct in 1770. Captain the Honble. Walter Bellew (d. 1694), who, like his father, died of a wound he had received at the Battle of Aughrim, was the second son of John Lord Bellew of Duleek, who was a Colonel of Tyrconnell’s Horse. He served through the war to the Capitulation of Limerick, and was wounded at Aughrim. On the death of his father in 1692, Walter succeeded as second Lord Bellew of Duleek. He was married to Lady Frances Wentworth (sister of Lord Strafford, Viceroy of Ireland, temp. King Charles I., but who was executed in the reign of that Monarch), and by her had two daughters, but no male issue. The line was continued by his brother the Honble. Richard Bellew, of Dongan’s Horse.