Henry Prittie, 1st Baron Dunalley

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Henry Prittie, 1st Baron Dunalley (1743-1801)

Henry Prittie, 1st Baron Dunalley (3 October 1743 – 3 January 1801) was an Irish peer and Member of Parliament.

Prittie was the son of Henry Prittie. He was elected to the Irish House of Commons for Banagher in 1767, a seat he held until 1768. He then represented Gowran from 1769 to 1776 and Tipperary from 1776 to 1790. Prittie was appointed High Sheriff of Tipperary in 1770.[1] He was raised to the Peerage of Ireland as Baron Dunalley, of Kilboy, in the County of Tipperary in 1800.

Lord Dunalley married Catherine Sadlier, daughter of Francis Sadlier. He died in May 1801, aged 57, and was succeeded in the barony by his son Henry.

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  1. ^ Burtchaell, George Dames (1888). Genealogical Memoirs of the Members of Parliament for the County and City of Kilkenny. Sealy, Bryers & Walker. p. 165. 

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Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
Peter Holmes
Sir John Meade, 4th Bt
Member of Parliament for Banagher
1767–1768
With: Peter Holmes
Succeeded by
Peter Holmes
Thomas Coghlan
Preceded by
Hon. John Ponsonby
James Agar
Member of Parliament for Gowran
1769–1776
With: Arthur Browne
Succeeded by
James Agar
John Butler
Preceded by
Francis Mathew
Member of Parliament for Tipperary
1776–1790
With: Francis Mathew 1776–1783
Daniel Toler 1783–1790
Succeeded by
Daniel Toler
Hon. Francis James Mathew
Peerage of Ireland
New creation Baron Dunalley
1800–1801
Succeeded by
Henry Sadlier Prittie