William John Brodrick, 7th Viscount Midleton(8 July 1798 – 29 August 1870) was an Irish peer and Anglican clergyman, styled Hon. William John Brodrick from 1849 to 1863. Brodrick was the second son of Charles Brodrick, Archbishop of Cashel. Lord Midleton was the Dean of Exeter in the Church of England from 1863 to 1867 and an Honorary Chaplain to the Queen.
Just a few months before her death, William was married to his first wife Lady Elizabeth Anne Brudenell (6 Mar 1795-21 Nov 1824) on 16 March 1824, the daughter of the 6th Earl of Cardigan. He later married his cousin Harriet Brodrick (10 Aug 1804-13 Aug 1893) on 31 March 1829 with whom he had children.
Viscount Midleton, of Midleton in the County of Cork, is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1717 for Alan Brodrick, 1st Baron Brodrick, the Lord Chancellor of Ireland and former Speaker of the Irish House of Commons. He was created Baron Brodrick, of Midleton in the County of Cork, in 1715 in the same peerage. His grandson, the third Viscount, co-represented Ashburton then New Shoreham in the British House of Commons. His son, the fourth Viscount, sat similarly for Whitchurch for 22 years. In 1796 he was created Baron Brodrick, of Peper Harrow in the County of Surrey, in the Peerage of Great Britain, with a special remainder to the heirs male of his father, the third Viscount. On the death of his son, the fifth Viscount, this line of the family failed.
William St John Fremantle Brodrick, 1st Earl of Midleton, KP, PC, DL, styled as St John Brodrick until 1907 and as Viscount Midleton between 1907 and 1920, was a British Conservative and Irish Unionist Alliance politician. He served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1880 to 1906, as a government minister from 1886 to 1892 and from 1895 to 1900, and as a Cabinet minister from 1900 to 1905.
Alan Brodrick, 2nd Viscount Midleton was a British peer and significant cricket patron who was jointly responsible for creating the sport's earliest known written rules.
Alan Brodrick, 1st Viscount Midleton, PC (Ire) was a leading Irish lawyer and politician who sat in the Parliament of Ireland between 1692 and 1715 and in the British House of Commons from 1717 to 1728. He was Speaker of the Irish House of Commons and Lord Chancellor of Ireland. Although he was a man of great gifts, he was so hot-tempered that even Jonathan Swift is said to have been afraid of him.
George St John Brodrick, 2nd Earl of Midleton MC was an English aristocrat, landowner and soldier.
Charles Brodrick was a reforming Irish clergyman and Archbishop of Cashel in the Church of Ireland.
Robert Brudenell, 6th Earl of Cardigan was an English peer and Member of Parliament.
William Brodrick, 8th Viscount Midleton, was an Irish peer, landowner and Conservative politician in both Houses of Parliament, entering first the Commons for two years.
George Brodrick, 3rd Viscount Midleton was a British nobleman.
The Honourable George Charles Brodrick was an Oxford historian and author who became Warden of Merton College, Oxford.
George Brodrick, 4th Viscount Midleton was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1774 to 1796, when he was raised to the peerage of Great Britain as Baron Brodrick.
Thomas Brodrick was an Irish and British politician who sat in the Irish House of Commons between 1692 and 1727 and also in the British House of Commons from 1713 to 1727. He owned lands in both Surrey in England, and County Cork, Ireland.
The Honourable St John Brodrick, was an Anglo-Irish politician who sat in the Irish House of Commons from 1709 to 1728 and in the British House of Commons from 1721 to 1727.
Peper Harow is a rural village and civil parish in south-west Surrey close to the town of Godalming. It was a noted early cricket venue. Its easternmost fields are in part given up to the A3 trunk road.
Sir Ronald William Graham was a British diplomat and the British Ambassador to Italy from 1921 to 1933.
Sir John Redmond Freke, 3rd Baronet was a baronet in the Baronetage of Great Britain and a Member of Parliament in the Irish House of Commons.
Charles Brodrick, 6th Viscount Midleton was a British nobleman.
Penelope Brudenell, Countess of Cardigan, was the wife of Robert Brudenell, 6th Earl of Cardigan.
Midleton College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Midleton, County Cork, Ireland. In past centuries it has also been called Midleton School.
The Hon. William Brodrick was a British Member of Parliament and Government official.