Arthur Plunkett, 9th Earl of Fingall

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Arthur James Plunkett, 9th Earl of Fingall KP PC (I) (29 March 1791 – 21 April 1869) was an Irish peer, styled Lord Killeen from 1797 to 1836. He became Earl of Fingall in 1836 on the death of his father the 8th Earl and was appointed a Knight of the Order of St Patrick on 9 October 1846.[1]

He married Louisa Corbally and had 8 children, including Arthur, 10th Earl of Fingall, and the noted diplomat Francis Richard Plunkett.


  1. ^ Rayment, Leigh. "Knights of the Order of St Patrick". Retrieved 2008-12-13. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Marcus Somerville
The Marquess of Headfort
Member of Parliament for Meath
With: Sir Marcus Somerville 1830–1831
Henry Grattan 1831–1832
Succeeded by
Henry Grattan
Morgan O'Connell
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Lord of Dunsany
Lord Lieutenant of Meath
Succeeded by
The Marquess Conyngham
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Arthur Plunkett
Earl of Fingall
Succeeded by
Arthur Plunkett