See also:English statesman, was the eldest son of
See also:Sir Oliver Wallop (d . 1566), of Farleigh Wallop, Hampshire . Having inherited the estates of his
See also:father and of his
See also:uncle, Sir
See also:John Wallop (q.v.), he was knighted in 1569 and was chosen member of parliament for Southampton in 1572 . His connexion with
See also:Ireland, where the quarter
See also:part of his public
See also:life was passed, began in 1579, when he was appointed
See also:vice-treasurer of that
See also:country; this position was a very thankless and difficult one, and Wallop appears to have undertaken it very unwillingly . However, he reached
See also:Dublin and was soon immersed in the troubles caused by the
See also:rebellion of Gerald
See also:earl of Desmond, finding, in his own words, it was " easier to talk at home of Irish
See also:wars than to be in them." In
See also:July 1582 he and
See also:Loftus, archbishop of Dublin, were appointed lords justices, and they were responsible for the
See also:government of Ireland for just two years, after which they were succeeded by Sir John
See also:Perrot . Sir
See also:Henry continued to fill the
See also:office of vice-treasurer, and at
See also:Enniscorthy, where he had secured a lease of lands, he set up a colony of Englishmen and opened up a
See also:trade with Madeira . As a member of the Irish council he quarrelled with Perrot, and then from 1589 to 1595 he was in England, entertaining the
See also:queen at Farleigh Wallop in 1591 . Having returned to Ireland he was sent to
See also:Dundalk to attempt to make peace with Hugh O'Neill, earl of Tyrone, but this proved a vain errand . At length, after many entreaties, he was allowed to resign the treasurership, but before he could arrange to leave Ireland he died on the 14th of
See also:April 1599 . Wallop's eldest son, Sir Henry Wallop (1568-1642), who acted as his father's
See also:deputy in'Ireland,
See also:left an only son, Robert Wallop (1601-1667) . A member of parliament for nearly
See also:forty years, and a supporter of the
See also:parliamentary party, Robert was one of the
See also:judges of
See also:Charles I., although he did not sign the
See also:warrant . He was active under the
See also:Commonwealth, being a member of nearly all the
See also:councils of state .
At the restoration he was deprived of his estates and was imprisoned, and he died in theTower of
See also:London on the 19th of
See also:November 1667 . Robert's son Henry (d . 1673) was the grandfather of John Wallop, 1st earl of Portsmouth .
WALLOONS (Wallons, from a common Teut. word meaning...
SIR JOHN WALLOP (c. 1490-1551)
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