Thomas Brodrick (1654–1730)

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Thomas Brodrick (4 August 1654 – 3 October 1730) was an Irish politician.

Life[edit]

The son of Sir St John Brodrick and brother of Alan Brodrick, 1st Viscount Midleton, he was educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge.[1] He sat in the Irish House of Commons for Midleton from 1692 to 1693, for County Cork from 1695 to 1699 and again from 1703 to 1713, and for Midleton again from 1715 to 1727. He sat in the British House of Commons for Stockbridge from 1713 to 1722 and then for Guildford from 1722 to 1727. Appointed to the Irish Privy Council on 10 May 1695, he was removed on 17 July 1711 but reappointed on 30 September 1714.

He was married to Anne, daughter of Alexander Piggott of Innishannon; they had a son Laurence who was appointed Register of Deeds and Conveyances in Ireland in 1735.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brodrick, Thomas (BRDK670T)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  2. ^ Collins, Arthur; Brydges, Sir Egerton (20 May 2017). "Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical". F. C. and J. Rivington, Otridge and son – via Google Books.