John Nugent, 5th Earl of Westmeath

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.


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