Lynch-Blosse baronets

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The Lynch of Galway – who later became Lynch-Blosse Baronetcy – is a Baronetage of Ireland title . It was created on 8 June 1622 for Henry Lynch, a member of an Anglo-Norman family and one of the merchant Tribes of Galway. Both he and the second Baronet represented Galway in the Irish House of Commons. The third Baronet was a Baron of the Court of Exchequer (Ireland). Forced to flee to France after the Glorious Revolution, his eldest son succeeded to the title and estates. The family seat was , Castlebar, County Mayo. The sixth Baronet assumed the additional surname of Blosse, having married Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Francis Barker, heir of Tobias Blosse. The seventh Baronet also served in the Irish House of Commons representing Tuam.

The 17th baronet – Sir Richard Hely Lynch-Blosse – is a medical doctor, working as a general practitioner in Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire.[1]

Lynch, later Lynch-Blosse baronets, of Galway (1622)[]

Escutcheon of the Lynch-Blosse baronets

The heir presumptive is the present holder's second cousin David Ian Lynch-Blosse (born 1950).

The heir presumptive's heir apparent is his only son Oliver Daniel Lynch-Blosse (born 1989).


  1. ^ "Current Irish Baronetcies". Retrieved 2 November 2020.


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