Lord Deputy of Ireland

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The Lord Deputy was the King's/queen'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".

List of Lords Deputy[edit]

Lordship of Ireland[edit]

Kingdom of Ireland[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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
  3. ^  Creighton, Mandell (1891). "Howard, Thomas II (1473–1554)". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography. 28. London: Smith, Elder & Co. pp. 64–67. 
  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