Lord Lieutenant of Westmeath

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

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.


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. ^ Lodge, John. The Peerage Of Ireland: Or,A Genealogical History Of The Present ..., Volume 2. p. 149.
  3. ^ E. M. Johnston-Liik, History of the Irish Parliament 1692–1800 (2002) vol. VI, p. 174.
  4. ^ Beatson's Political Index (1806) vol. III, p. 373.
  5. ^ Johnston-Liik, History of the Irish Parliament, vol. VI, p. 177.
  6. ^ a b The Royal Kalendar for 1831, p. 389.