Nicholas Ward (politician)

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Nicholas Ward (born 1630)[1] was an Irish politician.

He was the oldest son of Bernard Ward and his wife Anne, daughter of Richard West.[2] In 1661, he entered the Irish House of Commons, sitting for Downpatrick until 1666.[3]

He married Sarah Buckworth, daughter of Theophilius Buckworth, and had by her two daughters and five sons.[4] His grandson was Michael Ward.[4]


  1. ^ Brydges, Sir Egerton (1817). A Biographical Peerage of the Empire of Great Britain. London: Bensley and Son. p. 261. 
  2. ^ Francis Joseph Bigger, ed. (1906). Ulster Journal of Archaeology. vol. XII. Belfast: McCaw Stevenson & Orr Ltd. p. 138. 
  3. ^ "ThePeerage". Retrieved 16 August 2009. 
  4. ^ a b Lodge, John (1789). Mervyn Archdall, ed. The Peerage of Ireland or A Genealogical History of the Present Nobility of that Kingdom. vol. VI. Dublin: James Moore. pp. 69–70.