James Caulfeild, 3rd Earl of Charlemont

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James Molyneux Caulfeild, 3rd Earl of Charlemont KP (6 October 1820 – 12 January 1892) was an Irish politician and peer.

He was the son of Hon. Henry Caulfeild and Elizabeth Margaret Browne. Charlemont was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.[1] He was appointed High Sheriff of Armagh for 1842 and held the office of Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) for County Armagh between 1847 and 1857. He was Lord Lieutenant of County Armagh between 1849 and 1864.

He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Charlemont, amongst the other peerages, on 26 December 1863. He was Lord Lieutenant of County Tyrone between 1864 and 1892 and was made a Knight of St Patrick on 28 December 1865.

Lord Charlemont married on two occasions;

He died in Biarritz, France and was buried in St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Caulfeild, James Molyneux (CLFT837JM)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Viscount Acheson
Sir William Verner, Bt
Member of Parliament for County Armagh
1847–1857
With: Sir William Verner, Bt
Succeeded by
Sir William Verner, Bt
Maxwell Charles Close
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The 2nd Earl of Gosford
Lord Lieutenant of Armagh
1849–1864
Succeeded by
The 3rd Earl of Gosford
Preceded by
The Earl of Charlemont
Lord Lieutenant of Tyrone
1864–1892
Succeeded by
The Earl Belmore
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Francis Caulfeild
Earl of Charlemont
1863–1892
Extinct
Viscount Charlemont
1863–1892
Succeeded by
James Caulfeild
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Francis Caulfeild
Baron Charlemont
1863–1892
Extinct