Baron Monck, of Ballytramon, Wexford, in the peerage of Ireland, is the eldest son of the fourth Lord Monck, and was born on the 10th of October, 1819. He is now, consequently, forty-two years of age. Lord Monck succeeded to the estates of his father and the peerage on the 20th of April, 1849. On the 22d of July, 1844, he was married to his cousin, Lady Elizabeth Louise Mary, the fourth daughter of the Earl of Rathdowne, who has borne him three children, named, respectively, Henry Power Charles Stanley, Frances Mary and Elizabeth Louise Mary Monck.
Lord Monck is descended from a very ancient family, some of the members of which stand forth prominently in the history of England.
The founder of the house was Wm. Le Moyne, who was Lord of the Manor of Petheridge, in Devon, England, in the year 1066, and from whom came, in the reign of Edward the Sixth, John Le Moyne, the ancestor of General George Monck--the restorer of the monarchy in England — who was created Duke of Albemarle b