Lord Deputy of Ireland

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The Lord Deputy was the King's representative and head of the Irish executive under English rule, during the Lordship of Ireland and later the Kingdom of Ireland.[1] He deputised prior to 1523 for the Viceroy of Ireland. The plural form is "Lords Deputy".

The title subsequently became Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, with the holder also known informally as the Viceroy.

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  1. ^ "Correspondence of Sylvanus Urban". The Gentleman's Journal. Printed by F. Jefferies. 41: 49. Jan–Jun 1854. Retrieved 2008-08-23. Counsel's Fees 
  2. ^ The Chronological Historian
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  4. ^ Wagner, John, Historical Dictionary of the Elizabethan World, Oryx, 1999, p. 252
  5. ^ Wagner, John, Historical Dictionary of the Elizabethan World, Oryx, 1999, p. 278
  6. ^ Moody, T. W.; et al., eds. (1989). A New History of Ireland. 8: A Chronology of Irish History. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-821744-2. 
  7. ^ Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VI, page 74