Chambré Brabazon, 5th Earl of Meath

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Coat of Arms of the Earls of Meath

Chambré Brabazon, 5th Earl of Meath PC (I) (c. 1645 – 1 April 1715), styled Hon. Chambré Brabazon from 1652 to 1707, was an Irish nobleman and politician.

Education and offices[edit]

He was the third son of Edward Brabazon, 2nd Earl of Meath and Mary Chambré, daughter of Caclcot Chambré MP of Banbury, Oxfordshire and Carnowe, County Wicklow, and his first wife Mary Villiers. He was admitted to Trinity College Dublin, on 10 October 1667.[1] He was the captain of a troop of horse in Ireland, and was Paymaster of Ireland in 1675. Between 1692 and 1695, he sat in the Irish House of Commons for Dublin County. He succeeded his brother Edward as Earl of Meath in 1707 and took his seat on 8 August 1709 in the Irish House of Lords. Meath was appointed Custos Rotulorum of Dublin in the same year, and named to the Privy Council of Ireland in 1710.

Family[edit]

Memorial to Mary Brabazon in St. Mary's Church, Nottingham

In 1682, he married Juliana Chaworth (d. 12 November 1692), only daughter of Patrick Chaworth, 3rd Viscount Chaworth and Grace Manners, daughter of John Manners, 8th Earl of Rutland. They had seven children:

He died in Nottingham and was buried in St. Mary's Church, Nottingham on 2 April 1715.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alumni Dublinenses : a register of the students, graduates, professors and provosts of Trinity College in the University of Dublin (1593–1860) George Dames Burtchaell/Thomas Ulick Sadleir p89: Dublin, Alex Thom and Co, 1935
  • Complete Peerage, vol. VIII, p. 615.
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Dublin County
1692–1695
With: John Allen
Succeeded by
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by Earl of Meath
1707–1715
Succeeded by
Baron Ardee
(descended by acceleration)

1707–1714