Category:Mountjoy Blount, 1st Earl of Newport

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From en:Mountjoy Blount, 1st Earl of Newport: Mountjoy Blount, 1st Earl of Newport (ca 1597— 1666), created Baron Mountjoy in the Irish peerage (1617), baron Mountjoy of Thurveston in the English peerage (1627) and Earl of Newport (1628) was appointed master of ordnance to Charles I of England (1634) and played an ambiguous part in the early years of the English Civil War.