Castlemartyr (also known as Castlemartyr Borough) was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1676 to 1800.
Boundaries and boundary changes [ edit ]
This constituency was the
borough of Castlemartyr in County Cork. After its establishment in 1676 it had a sovereign, 12 burgesses and freemen. It was the base of Speaker Boyle and this family had control until disenfrachisement.
History [ edit ]
Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Castlemartyr was not represented. Under the terms of the [1 ] Act of Union 1800, the constituency was disenfranchised and abolished in 1801. The 2nd Earl of Shannon received £15,000 compensation for its disenfranchisement.
Members of Parliament, 1676–1801 [ edit ]
1689–1801 [ edit ]
^ Also elected for Kildare County in 1703, for which he chose to sit
^ Also elected for Dublin County in 1703, for which he chose to sit
^ Styled as The Honourable from 1758
^ Also elected for Clonakilty in 1790, for which he chose to sit
References [ edit ]
Bibliography [ edit ]
O'Hart, John (2007). The Irish and Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry: When Cromwell came to Ireland. vol. II. Heritage Books. ISBN 0-7884-1927-7. Johnston-Liik, E. M. (2002). History of the Irish Parliament, 1692–1800, Publisher: Ulster Historical Foundation (28 Feb 2002),
ISBN 1-903688-09-4 T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, F. J. Byrne,
A New History of Ireland 1534–1691, Oxford University Press, 1978 Tim Cadogan and Jeremiah Falvey, A Biographical Dictionary of Cork, 2006, Four Courts Press
ISBN 1-84682-030-8 Leigh Rayment's historical
List of Members of the Irish House of Commons( ) cites: Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary (2002). The History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800 (6 volumes). Ulster Historical Foundation.