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Sir Richard Butler of Mountgarret.
Barons — 20.
Total of Irish peers, in the reign of Elizabeth, thirty-two.
A CATALOGUE of the IRISH NOBILITY
in 1681, during the last Administration of the Duke of ORMOND.
Duke of Ormond.
Earls – 26.
Castleton, * For the revival and precedence of the earldom of Watera ford, see p. 193.
Chaworth, Sligo, Waterford, Strangford, Tuam, Cashell, Carlow, . Cullen, Shannon, Massareene, Dromore,
Barons — 23.
Earls - 6.
Viscounts --- 21. Costello,
Barons — 11.
Upper Offory, Strabane,
In all one hundred and nineteen peers; which, with twenty-two bishops, make the total one hundred and forty-one lords in the year one thousand six hundred and eighty-one.
The number of the Irish peers, with the bishops, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety, were two hundred.
The number of the commons in the year one thousand six hundred and thirteen were two hundred and thirty-two. In the year one thousand six hundred and sixty-six, they were two hundred and seventy-six, as appears from lifts in the Journals. After the Revolution they appear to be three hundred from the same documents ; at which number they have since stood, as no boroughs have been created and enabled to send members to parliament in Ireland since the Revolution.