Henry Beresford, 2nd Marquess of Waterford

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Henry de La Poer Beresford, 2nd Marquess of Waterford KP, PC (Ire) (23 May 1772 – 16 July 1826) styled Lord Le Poer from 1783 until 1789 and Earl of Tyrone from 1789 to 1800, was an Irish peer.

Beresford entered the Irish House of Commons for Londonderry County in 1790 and sat for the constituency until the Act of Union. In 1798, he also stood for Coleraine but chose not to sit. Beresford became Marquess of Waterford in 1800 after the death of George Beresford, 1st Marquess of Waterford and was appointed a Knight of the Order of St Patrick on 14 March 1806.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rayment, Leigh. "Knights of the Order of St Patrick". Retrieved 2008-12-13. 
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
Edward Cary
Thomas Conolly
Member of Parliament for Londonderry County
1790–1801
With: Thomas Conolly 1790–1800
Hon. Charles William Stewart 1800–1801
Succeeded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Staunton Rochfort
William Domville Stanley Monck
Member of Parliament for Coleraine
1798
With: John Beresford
Succeeded by
John Beresford
Walter Jones
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
George Beresford
Marquess of Waterford
1800–1826
Succeeded by
Henry Beresford