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Lord Lieutenant of Meath

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This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of County Meath, Ireland.

There were lieutenants of counties in Ireland until the reign of James II, when they were renamed governors.[1] The office of Lord Lieutenant was recreated on 23 August 1831.


Lord Lieutenants[edit]


  • Sainty, J. C. "Lieutenants and Lords-Lieutenants (Ireland) 1831-2005". Archived from the original on 4 August 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2008.
  1. ^ G. E. C., ed. Vicary Gibbs, The Complete Peerage, vol. I (1910) p. 174, n. (b).
  2. ^ Bergin, John (October 2009). "Preston, Nicholas". Dictionary of Irish Biography. Retrieved 2 February 2023.
  3. ^ E. M. Johnston-Liik, History of the Irish Parliament 1692–1800, vol. V (2002) p. 292.
  4. ^ "Irish Counties". worldleadersindex.org.
  5. ^ Stephen Farrell, BLIGH, Edward, Lord Clifton (1795-1835), of Cobham Hall, nr. Gravesend, Kent and Clifton Lodge, nr. Athboy, co. Meath. in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1820-1832 (2009).
  6. ^ a b c The Royal Kalendar for 1831, p. 389.