King's County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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

King's County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800. It corresponds with the modern County Offaly.

Members of Parliament[edit]


Election First member First party Second member Second party
1692 Sir Francis Blundell, 3rd Bt Sir William Parsons [1]
1707 William Purefoy
1713 James Forth John Moore
1715 William Purefoy Sir William Parsons, 2nd Bt
1727 Colley Lyons
1741 Trevor Lloyd Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt
1748 Henry Lyons
1757 Sir William Parsons, 4th Bt
1768 John Lloyd
1790 Denis Bowes Daly
1791 Sir Laurence Parsons, 5th Bt Patriot
1801 Replaced by Westminster constituency King's County


  1. ^ from 1698 Sir William Parsons, 2nd Bt