Louth (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Louth
Former County constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created  ()
Abolished 1801
Replaced by County Louth

Louth was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.

Members of Parliament[edit]

  • 1370:[1] Roger Gernon, Richard Vernon
  • 1420:[1] Bartholomew Vernon, Richard Bagot
  • 1639: Patrick Bellew
  • 1639 : Oliver Cashell
  • 1659: John Ruxton
  • 1661: Henry Bellingham

1692–1801[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1692 Thomas Bellingham Sir William Tichborne
1695 Sir Henry Tichborne [2]
1703 Henry Tenison
1710 Sir Henry Tichborne, 1st Bt
1713 Richard Tisdall Stephen Ludlow
1715 Robert Moore
1727 Faithful Fortescue William Aston
1741 Henry Bellingham
1745 William Henry Fortescue[3]
1755 Thomas Tipping
1761 Anthony Foster James Fortescue
1767 Stephen Sibthorpe
1768 John Foster
1782 Thomas James Fortescue
1796 William Charles Fortescue
1801 Replaced by Westminster constituency of County Louth

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Smith, Brendan (2013-06-20). Crisis and Survival in Late Medieval Ireland: The English of Louth and Their Neighbours, 1330-1450. Oxford University Press. p. 14. ISBN 9780199594757. Retrieved 2017-05-24. 
  2. ^ from 1697 Sir Henry Tichborne, 1st Bt
  3. ^ At the General Election in 1760, he was also returned for Monaghan, for which he chose to sit

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