De Barry [family name]

Lives
Philip de Barry
(fl.1183), nephew of Robert Fitz-Stephen and holder of lands in Cork. Robert de Barry (fl.1175), br. Philip de Barry, wounded at Wexford, 1619; Gerat or Gerald Barry (fl.1624-42), served Spanish Army at Breda, 1625, writing account of action; colonel in Ireland, 1641, and outlawed, 1642; issued Military Discipline (1634).

James Barry [Baron Santry] (1603-1673), recorder of Dublin, Prime Sarjeant at Law, 1629; second Baron of Exchequer and knighted, 1634; chairman of convention in Dublin that voted for restoration, 1659; Chief Justice, 1660; created Baron Santry, 1660.

John Milner Barry (1768-1822), ed. Edinburgh, MD 1729; established Cork Fever Hospital; introduced vaccination in Ireland.

John O’Brien Milner Barry (1815-1881), son of John Milner Barry (1768-1822), ed. Edinburgh, 1837; FRCP; medical writings.

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References
ODNB [as above].

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