Earl of Lisburne
Earl of Lisburne is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1776 for Wilmot Vaughan, 4th Viscount Lisburne. He notably represented Cardiganshire and Berwick-upon-Tweed in the House of Commons and held minor governmental office. His younger son, the third Earl, sat as Member of Parliament for Cardigan. He was succeeded by his son, the fourth Earl. He also represented Cardiganshire in Parliament. His great-grandson, the seventh Earl, served as Lord Lieutenant of Cardiganshire. As of 2010[update] the titles are held by the latter's son, the eighth Earl, who succeeded in 1963.
The titles of Baron Fethard, of Feathered in the County of Tipperary, and Viscount Lisburne, were created in the Peerage of Ireland in 1695 for John Vaughan, Member of Parliament for Cardiganshire and also Lord Lieutenant of that county. His son, the second Viscount, also represented Cardiganshire in Parliament and was Lord-Lieutenant of Cardiganshire. His younger brother, the third Viscount, was he too Lord Lieutenant of Cardiganshire. He was succeeded by his son, the aforementioned fourth Viscount, who was created Earl of Lisburne in 1776.
The heir apparent to the earldom uses the invented courtesy title Viscount Vaughan.
Viscounts Lisburne (1695)
- John Vaughan, 1st Viscount Lisburne (1670–1721)
- John Vaughan, 2nd Viscount Lisburne (1695–1741)
- Wilmot Vaughan, 3rd Viscount Lisburne (died 1766)
- Wilmot Vaughan, 4th Viscount Lisburne (1730–1800) (created Earl of Lisburne in 1776)
Earls of Lisburne (1776)
- Wilmot Vaughan, 1st Earl of Lisburne (1730–1800)
- Wilmot Vaughan, 2nd Earl of Lisburne (1755–1820)
- John Vaughan, 3rd Earl of Lisburne (1769–1831)
- John Wilmot Courtenay Vaughan (1799–1818)
- Ernest Augustus Mallet Vaughan, 4th Earl of Lisburne (1800–1873)
- Ernest Augustus Malet Vaughan, 5th Earl of Lisburne (1836–1888)
- George Henry Arthur Vaughan, 6th Earl of Lisburne (1862–1899)
- Ernest Edmund Henry Malet Vaughan, 7th Earl of Lisburne (1892–1963)
- John David Malet Vaughan, 8th Earl of Lisburne (born 1918)
The heir apparent's heir presumptive is his brother the Hon. Michael John Wilmot Vaughan (born 1948)
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