Richard Talbot, 2nd Baron Talbot of Malahide

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The Right Honorable
The Lord Talbot of Malahide
PC
Member of Parliament for County Dublin
In office
1807–1830
Preceded by Sir Frederick Falkiner
Succeeded by Lord Brabazon
Member of Parliament for County Dublin
In office
May 1790 – 1791
Preceded by John Finlay
Succeeded by John Finlay
Personal details
Born 1766
Died 29 October 1849 (aged 83)
Political party Whig
Military service
Allegiance Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain
Service/branch British Army
Years of service 1793-1795
Rank Colonel
Commands 118th Regiment of Foot
Battles/wars French Revolutionary Wars

Richard Wogan Talbot, 2nd Baron Talbot of Malahide PC (1766 – 29 October 1849), was an Anglo-Irish politician.

Talbot was the son of Richard Talbot, of Malahide Castle, and Margaret Talbot, 1st Baroness Talbot of Malahide, daughter of James O'Reilly and sister of Sir Hugh O'Reilly (later Nugent), 1st Baronet, and Andreas O'Reilly. Thomas Talbot and Sir John Talbot were his younger brothers.[1]

He was elected as the MP for Dublin County in the Parliament of Ireland in May 1790, sitting until March 1791 when it was ruled that he had not been duly elected. [2]

He was returned to the Parliament of the United Kingdom as one of two representatives for County Dublin in 1807, a seat he held until 1830.[3] In 1834 he succeeded his mother in the barony. This was an Irish peerage and did not entitle him to an automatic seat in the House of Lords. In 1836 he was sworn of the Irish Privy Council.[4] Three years later he was raised to the Peerage of the United Kingdom as Baron Furnival, of Malahide in the County of Dublin,[5] which gave him a seat in the House of Lords.

Lord Talbot of Malahide died in October 1849. He had no surviving male issue and the barony of Furnival died with him. He was succeeded in the Irish barony by his younger brother, James.[1]

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Hans Hamilton
Sir Frederick Falkiner, Bt
Member of Parliament for County Dublin
1807–1830
With: Hans Hamilton 1807–1823
Henry White 1823–1830
Succeeded by
Henry White
Lord Brabazon
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Margaret Talbot
Baron Talbot of Malahide
1834–1849
Succeeded by
James Talbot
Peerage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baron Furnival
1839–1849
Extinct