Armagh Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Armagh Borough (also known as Armagh City) was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1613 to 1800.
|Former Borough constituency|
for the Irish House of Commons
|Replaced by||Armagh City|
During the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland the borough was not represented in the Protectorate Parliaments (1654-1659), except as a small part of the Down, Antrim and Armagh county constituency.
After the restoration, in 1660, the Parliament of Ireland was revived with the borough again represented. In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Armagh Borough was represented with two members.
Members of Parliament, 1613–1801
- 1613–1615 Marcus Usher and Christopher Conway
- 1634–1635 John Dillon and William Hilton
- 1639–1649 William Dixon and Sir Archibald Hamilton, Bt
- 1661–1666 Hon Sir James Graham and Thomas Chambers
|Election||First member||First party||Second member||Second party|
|1689 Patriot Parliament||Francis Stafford||Constantine O'Neale|
|1692||Marmaduke Coghill||Edward Lyndon|
|1715||Silvester Crosse||Charles Bourchier|
|1727||Edward Knatchbull||Ambrose Philips|
|1759||Marquess of Tavistock|
|May 1761||Robert Cuninghame||Hon. John Ponsonby|
|1761||Hon. Barry Maxwell|
|1768||George Macartney||Philip Tisdall|
|1776||Philip Tisdall||Henry Meredyth|
|January 1790||Henry Duquerry|
|May 1790||Robert Hobart|
|1798||Hon. Thomas Pelham||Patrick Duigenan|
|1801||Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Armagh City|
- Also elected for Dublin University in 1715, for which he chose to sit
- Also elected for Kilkenny County in 1761, for which he chose to sit
- Also elected for Dublin University in 1768, for which he chose to sit
- Styled as Lord Hobart from 1793
- O'Hart (2007), p. 500
- Parliamentary Papers, Volume 62, Part 2. p. 606.
- O'Hart, John (2007). The Irish and Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry: When Cromwell came to Ireland. vol. II. Heritage Books. ISBN 0-7884-1927-7.
- Leigh Rayment's historical List of Members of the Irish House of Commonscites: Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary (2002). The History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800 (6 volumes). Ulster Historical Foundation.