Fermanagh (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Coordinates: 54°27′04″N 7°42′47″W / 54.451°N 7.713°W / 54.451; -7.713

Fermanagh
Former County constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created  ()
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Fermanagh

Fermanagh was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.

History[edit]

In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Fermanagh was not represented.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

1613–1801[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1613 Sir Henry Folliott Sir John Davies Speaker
1634 Sir William Cole Sir John Hume
1639 Rory Maguire,
expelled 1642
Sir William Cole
1661 Sir John Cole,1st Baronet William Davys, died
and repl. 1662 by
Henry Blennerhassett
1689 Fermanagh was not represented in the Patriot Parliament
1692 James Corry Abraham Creighton
1695 Christopher Irwin
1713 Sir Gustavus Home, 3rd Bt
1719 John Corry
1713 Richard Cole
1727 Henry Brooke
1731 Nicholas Archdall
1761 Mervyn Archdall Arthur Brooke [note 1]
1783 Arthur Cole-Hamilton
1790 Viscount Cole
1801 Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Fermanagh

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Created a baronet in 1764

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 503

Bibliography[edit]

  • O'Hart, John (2007). The Irish and Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry: When Cromwell came to Ireland. vol. II. Heritage Books. ISBN 0-7884-1927-7. 
  • Leigh Rayment's historical List of Members of the Irish House of Commonscites: Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary (2002). The History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800 (6 volumes). Ulster Historical Foundation.