Lord Deputy of Ireland

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The Lord Deputy was the King's representative and head of the Irish executive under English rule, during the Lordship of Ireland and later the Kingdom of Ireland.[1] The plurals form is "Lords Deputy".

The title subsequently became Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, with the holder also known informally as the Viceroy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Correspondence of Sylvanus Urban". The Gentleman's Journal (Printed by F. Jefferies) 41: 49. Jan–Jun 1854. Retrieved 2008-08-23. "Counsel's Fees" 
  2. ^ Wagner, John, Historical Dictionary of the Elizabethan World, Oryx, 1999, p. 252
  3. ^ Wagner, John, Historical Dictionary of the Elizabethan World, Oryx, 1999, p. 278
  4. ^ Moody, T. W. et al., ed. (1989). A New History of Ireland. 8: A Chronology of Irish History. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-821744-2. 
  5. ^ Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VI, page 74