Michael Burke, 10th Earl of Clanricarde
Michael Burke, 10th Earl of Clanricarde (1686–1726) was an Irish peer,
He was the son of John Burke, 9th Earl of Clanricarde and educated at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford. He was appointed Governor of Galway in 1712 and invested as a Privy Counsellor in Ireland on 15 July 1726.
On his death he was buried in Christchurch, Dublin. He had married Anne, the daughter of Speaker John Smith and the widow of Hugh Parker, who after her death in 1732 was buried in the nave of Westminster Abbey. They had 2 sons and 2 daughters. He was succeeded by his surviving son John Smith de Burgh.
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John Burke, 9th Earl of Clanricarde
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John Smith de Burgh
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
- Portumna Castle and its Lords, Michael Mac Mahon, 1983.
- Burke:People and Places, Eamon Bourke, Dublin, 1995.
- From Warlords to Landlords:Political and Social Change in Galway 1540–1640, Bernadette Cunningham, in "Galway:History and Society", 1996.