John Bourke, 2nd Earl of Mayo

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John Bourke, 2nd Earl of Mayo (circa 1729 – 20 April 1792) was an Irish politician and peer.

Bourke was the son of John Bourke, 1st Earl of Mayo and Mary Deane, daughter of Joseph Deane. He sat in the Irish House of Commons as the Member of Parliament for Naas between 1763 and 1790. That year he inherited his father's titles and assumed his seat in the Irish House of Lords.[1]

He married Lady Mary Leeson, daughter of Joseph Leeson, 1st Earl of Milltown and Cecilia Leigh, in February 1764. He died without issue.

References[edit]

  1. ^ William Courthorpe, Debrett's Complete Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, p.566. (Retrieved 19 February 2016).
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
Richard Burgh
Maurice Keating
Member of Parliament for Naas
1763–1791
With: Maurice Keating (1763–1768)
John Bourke (1768–1777)
Thomas Allan (1777–1783)
Hugh Carleton (1783–1787)
Sir Richard Gorges-Meredyth, Bt. (1787–1790)
John Bourke (1790–1791)
Succeeded by
James Bond
John Bourke
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
John Bourke
Earl of Mayo
1785–1790
Succeeded by
Joseph Deane Bourke