John mac Richard Mór Burke

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John mac Richard Mór Burke, The Clanricarde and Chief of the Name, died 1536.

Burke was a son of Ricard mac Edmund Burke of Roscam, County Galway (died c. 1517), a grandson of Ulick Fionn Burke, who was The Clanricarde from 1485 to 1509. John mac Ricard succeeded Ulick's son, Richard Mór Burke, in 1530.

Annalistic reference

  • M1536.18. The sons of Mac William of Clanrickard, John Duv and Redmond Roe, the two sons of Rickard, son of Ulick, were slain by the sons of the other Mac William, namely, the sons of Rickard Oge, they being overtaken in a pursuit, after they had gathered the preys of the country.
Preceded by
Richard Mór Burke
Succeeded by
Richard Bacach Burke


  • Burke, Eamon "Burke People and Places", Dublin, 1995.
  • A New History of Ireland, IX, p. 172, Oxford, 1984.