Lord Lieutenant of Limerick

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This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Limerick.

There were lieutenants of counties in Ireland until the reign of James II, when they were renamed governors.[1] The office of Lord Lieutenant was recreated on 23 August 1831. The title Lord Lieutenant was always pronounced as 'Lord Lef-tenant'.


Lord Lieutenants[edit]


  • Sainty, J. C. "Lieutenants and Lords-Lieutenants (Ireland) 1831-2005". Retrieved 2008-06-07.
  1. ^ G. E. C., ed. Vicary Gibbs, The Complete Peerage, vol. I (1910) p. 174, n. (b).
  2. ^ Beatson's Political Index (1806) vol. III, p. 372.
  3. ^ Stephen Farrell, FITZGIBBON, Hon. Richard Hobart (1793-1864), of Mount Shannon, co. Limerick in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1820-1832 (2009).