John Brabazon, 10th Earl of Meath

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John Chambre Brabazon, 10th Earl of Meath KP PC (I) (9 April 1772 – 15 March 1851) was an Anglo-Irish peer.

He became Earl of Meath in 1797 after the death of his brother William Brabazon, 9th Earl of Meath. He was Custos Rotulorum of County Wicklow from 1797 to 1851. Between 1831 and 1851, Meath served as Lord Lieutenant of County Dublin. On 10 September 1831, he was created Baron Chaworth in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, giving him the automatic right to a seat in the British House of Lords.[1] He was appointed a Knight of the Order of St Patrick on 24 November 1831 and was invested as a member of the Privy Council of Ireland in 1833.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cracroft's Peerage: The Complete Guide to the British Peerage & Baronetage - 'Meath, Earl of (I, 1627)' http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/online/content/meath1627.htm
  2. ^ Rayment, Leigh. "Knights of the Order of St Patrick". Retrieved 2008-12-13. 

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Honorary titles
New title
Office created
Lord Lieutenant of County Dublin
1831–1851
Succeeded by
The Earl of Howth
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
William Brabazon
Earl of Meath
1797–1851
Succeeded by
William Brabazon
Peerage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baron Chaworth
1831–1851
Succeeded by
William Brabazon