Chambre Brabazon, 5th Earl of Meath

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

Education and offices[edit]

He was admitted to Trinity College, Dublin, on 10 October 1667. 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 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 by Grace Manners, daughter of John Manners, 8th Earl of Rutland. They had seven children:

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

References[edit]

  • Complete Peerage, vol. VIII, p. 615.
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
Unknown
Member of Parliament for Dublin County
1692–1695
With: John Allen
Succeeded by
Robert Molesworth
Edward Deane
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Edward Brabazon
Earl of Meath
1707–1715
Succeeded by
Chaworth Brabazon
Baron Ardee
(descended by acceleration)

1707–1714