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Richard Southwell Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo 
 
Date (from)(Date to)Event
21 February 1822 Born (Dublin).
1841 Entered Trinity College, Dublin.
1845 Tour of Russia.
1847March 1852M.P. (Conservative) for county of Kildare.
31 October 1848 Married Blanche Julia Wyndham, 4th daughter of 1st Lord Leconfield.
1849 Assumed courtesy title of Lord Naas on death of grandfather.
March 1852March 1857M.P. for borough of Colraine.
March 1852December 1852Chief secretary for Ireland in Derby's first administrations.
March 185712 August 1867M.P. for borough of Cockermouth (until he succeded to title).
March 1858June 1859Chief secretary for Ireland in Derby's second administration.
July 1866December 1868Chief secretary for Ireland in Derby's third and Disraeli's first administrations.
12 August 1867 Succeded to title of Earl of Mayo.
12 January 1869 Viceroy and Governor-general of India.
8 February 1872 Died (assassinated at Port Blair, Andaman islands).
Literature: (DNB; Hunter; Stenton).
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