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Wylliam Martin (fl. 1504-1547) was the 34th Mayor of Galway.
Martin was a member of one of The Tribes of Galway, and had first served as a town bailiff for the term 1504-1505. He enjoyed two terms as Mayor, 1519–1520, and 1525-1526. He is noteworthy for introducing a statute concerning morality.
Martin was also responsible for the erection during his term of Ceann an Bhalla (the head of the wall). This was an extension of the town wall from Martin's Tower to the bank of the Corrib, as a measure to protect the town's quays, which were located in the area once known as the Fish Market. It is now known as the Spanish Arch.
He was the first Mayor of the Martyn family, who would ultimately produce nineteen Mayors and almost thirty Bailiffs and Sheriffs of Galway. His only known child was Thomas Óge Martyn.
The Tribes of Galway were 14 merchant families who dominated the political, commercial and social life of the city of Galway in western Ireland between the mid-13th and late 19th centuries. They were the families of Athy, Blake, Bodkin, Browne, D'Arcy, Deane, Font, Ffrench, Joyce, Kirwan, Lynch, Martin, Morris and Skerritt. Of the 14 families, 12 were of Anglo Norman origin, while two — the D'Arcy and Kirwan families — were Normanised Irish Gaels.
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Dominick Dubh Lynch, second Mayor of Galway.
Thomas Óge Martyn, Mayor of Galway, fl. 1533-c. 1577.
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Arthur Lynch (Mayor), 22nd Mayor of Galway, died 20 November 1507.
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Andrew Morris, Mayor of Galway, September 1588 to September 1589.
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Martin Font, 35th mayor of Galway, 1520–1522.
James Skerrett, fl. 1513-1532, Mayor of Galway.
Stephen Lynch was the 23rd Mayor of Galway, serving from 1507 to 1510.
James Riabhach Darcy was Mayor of Galway in Ireland 1602–1603.
Maire Lynch, Countess of Clanricarde, fl. 1547.
Adam Font, Mayor of Galway, 1524-25.
Rychard Martin, Mayor of Galway, fl. 1519-37.
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Dominick Lynch fitz John, Mayor of Galway, September 1548–September 1549.
Arthur French fitz Geoffrey, Mayor of Galway, 1539–40.
Stephen Lynch fitz James, Mayor of Galway, fl. 1499–1524.
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