James Bernard, 2nd Earl of Bandon

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James Bernard, 2nd Earl of Bandon (14 June 1785 – 31 October 1856) was an Irish Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons in three periods between 1806 and 1820. In 1830 inherited the peerage and sat in the House of Lords.

Bernard was the son of Francis Bernard, 1st Earl of Bandon and his wife Lady Catherine Henrietta Boyle, daughter of Richard Boyle, 2nd Earl of Shannon.[1] He was educated at St John’s College, Cambridge.[2]

Bernard died at Castle Bernard the age of 71.

Bernard married Mary Susan Albinia Brodrick, daughter of Rev. the Hon. Charles Brodrick, Archbishop of Cashel, at Cashel Cathedral on 13 March 1809. He was succeeded by his son Francis.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Earls of Bandon
  2. ^ "Bernard, Lord James (BNRT804J)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir John Keane, Bt
Member of Parliament for Youghal
18061807
Succeeded by
Henry Boyle, Viscount Boyle
Preceded by
Henry Boyle, Viscount Boyle
George Ponsonby
Member of Parliament for County Cork
18071812
With: George Ponsonby
Viscount Ennismore
Succeeded by
Viscount Ennismore
Viscount Kingsborough
Preceded by
Sir John Keane, Bt
Member of Parliament for Youghal
18181820
Succeeded by
John Hyde
Preceded by
Augustus Clifford
Member of Parliament for Bandon
18201826
Succeeded by
Viscount Duncannon
Preceded by
Lord John Russell
Member of Parliament for Bandon
18301831
Succeeded by
Viscount Bernard
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Francis Bernard
Earl of Bandon
1830–1856
Succeeded by
Francis Bernard