William Alington, 1st Baron Alington

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William Alington
Born (1610-03-14)14 March 1610
Died 25 October 1658(1658-10-25) (aged 48)
Title Baron Alington of Killard
Tenure 1642 – 1648
Heir Giles Alington
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Tollemache
  • Elizabeth Alington
  • Giles Alington
  • William Alington
  • Hildebrand Alington
  • Catherine Alington
  • Diana Alington
Parents Giles Alington

William Alington, 1st Baron Alington of Killard (baptised 14 March 1610/11 – buried 25 October 1648)[1] was an Irish peer, the son of Sir Giles Alington. He was created 1st Baron Alington of Killard, on 28 July 1642.

He married Elizabeth Tollemache, daughter of Sir Lionel Tollemache, 2nd Baronet and Elizabeth Stanhope, before 1 October 1631. They had at least 6 children:[2]

After his death his widow, Lady Alington, remarried Sir William Compton, who died in 1663. She died in 1671.


  1. ^ G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 106.
  2. ^ Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 4.
Peerage of Ireland
New creation Baron Alington of Killard
Succeeded by
Giles Alington

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