Boyle (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Boyle
Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1614 (1614)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Disenfranchised

Boyle was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1611 to 1800.

History[edit]

In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Boyle was represented with two members.[1]

Members of Parliament, 1614–1801[edit]

1689–1801[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament John King Terence MacDermott
1692 William Handcock Stephen Ludlow
1695 Sir Edward Crofton, 2nd Bt John King [note 1]
1703 Sir Robert King, 1st Bt
1707 Henry King [note 2]
1715 Robert Sandford
1727 Arthur French Richard Wingfield
1743 Sir Robert King, 4th Bt
1749 Edward King [note 3]
1761 Henry King Benjamin Burton
1763 Richard FitzGerald
1776 Viscount Kingsborough
October 1783 Peter Metge [note 4]
1783 Robert Boyd
1790 Laurence Harman Harman [note 5]
1792 Thomas Tenison
1797 Viscount Kingsborough [note 6]
January 1798 Hon. Robert Edward King
1801 Disenfranchised

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Succeeded as 2nd Baronet in 1707
  2. ^ Succeeded as 3rd Baronet in 1720
  3. ^ Succeeded as 5th Baronet in 1755
  4. ^ Also elected for Ratoath in 1783, for which he chose to sit
  5. ^ Also elected for Longford County in 1790, for which he chose to sit
  6. ^ Elected, but never took his seat

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 503

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