Askeaton (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Askeaton
Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created1614 (1614)
Abolished1800
Replaced byDisenfranchised

Askeaton was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.

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History

In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Askeaton was represented with two members. [1]

Members of Parliament, 1614–1801

ElectionFirst memberFirst partySecond memberSecond party
1613Roger RiceAnthony Stoughton [2]
1634Maurice WilliamsSir Hardress Waller [2]
1639George CroftonMaurice Williams (resigned and replaced by William Dobbins) [2]
1661Sir Anthony Morgan Richard Southwell [3]
1689 Patriot Parliament John Bourke Edward Rice
1692 John Odell Robert Taylor
1695 George Evans
1696 Chichester Phillips
1703 Robert Taylor
1713Philip Perceval
1715 John Bury Edward Denny
1723 Berkeley Taylor
1727 Edward Taylor
1737 William Taylor
1747 John Minchin-Walcott
1753 Edmond Malone
1761 Joseph Hoare [note 1] James Cotter [note 2]
1768 John Tunnadine
1776 Hon. Hugh Massy
1783 Richard Griffith
1790 Henry Alexander
January 1798 John Stewart [note 3]
1798 Sir Vere Hunt, 1st Baronet
1801 Disenfranchised

Notes

  1. Created a baronet in 1784
  2. Created a baronet in 1763
  3. Also elected for Bangor in 1798, for which he chose to sit

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References

  1. O'Hart (2007), p. 503
  2. 1 2 3 McGrath, Brid (24 October 1998). "A biographical dictionary of the membership of the Irish House of Commons 1640-1641" via www.tara.tcd.ie.
  3. Parliamentary Papers, Volume 62, Part 2. p. 624.

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