Fitzgibbon, Richard Hobart, 3rd Earl of Clare (1793 -1864)

Richard Hobart Fitzgibbon was the second son of John Fitzgibbon, 1st Earl of Clare, and Anne Whaley, eldest daughter of Richard Capel Whaley of Whaley Abbey, Co Wicklow. Colonel of the Limerick Militia and Member of Parliament for Limerick from 1818 to 1841, he succeeded his brother John as 3rd Earl in 1851. On the 11 July 1825 he married Diana, daughter of Charles Bridges Woodcock, of Brentford Butts in Middlesex. Their only son, John Charles Henry Fitzgibbon, Viscount Fitzgibbon, was an officer in the 8th Hussars, and was killed at the charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava. Part of the library was sold at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge 16 April 1866, and a further portion 31 January 1881.
Library Auction Details: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge (16 April 1866), (31 January 1881)
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Fitzgibbon, Richard Hobart, 3rd Earl of Clare (1793 - 1864) (Stamp 3) Motto: Nil admirari
Monogram: R F G
Crest: A boar passant charged on the body with three annulets
Heraldic Charges: annulets (3), Heraldic Charges: boar
Fitzgibbon, Richard Hobart, 3rd Earl of Clare (1793 - 1864) (Stamp 4) Motto: Nil admirari
Monogram: C C
Coronet: Earl
Fitzgibbon, Richard Hobart, 3rd Earl of Clare (1793 - 1864) (Stamp 5) Crest: A boar passant charged on the body with three annulets
Coronet: Earl
Heraldic Charges: annulets (3), Heraldic Charges: boar
Crest: A boar passant charged on the body with three annulets
Arms: A saltire gules on a chief three annulets
Heraldic Charges: annulets (3), Heraldic Charges: boar, Heraldic Charges: chief on a, Heraldic Charges: saltire
Crest: A boar passant charged on the body with three annulets
Coronet: Earl
Heraldic Charges: annulets (3), Heraldic Charges: boar