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1683 in Ireland

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1683 in Ireland
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Events from the year 1683 in Ireland.



  • February 19 - The Evans Baronetcy, of Kilcreene in the County of Kilkenny, is created in the Baronetage of Ireland in favour of William Evans.
  • June 23 - The Caldwell Baronetcy of Wellsborough in County Fermanagh, is created in the Baronetage of Ireland in favour of James Caldwell, High Sheriff of County Fermanagh.
  • October 15 - First meeting of the Dublin Philosophical Society, established by William Molyneux.
  • December 14 - Dominic Maguire, O.P., is elected as Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland by the Sacred Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith.
  • The titles of Viscount Mountjoy and Baron Stewart of Ramelton in the Peerage of Ireland are conferred upon Sir William Stewart, 3rd Baronet, of Ramelton.
  • Births

  • October 25 - Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1757)
  • Daniel Falkiner, politician (d. 1759)
  • Thomas Fortescue, politician (d. 1769)
  • Michael Ward, politician (d. 1759)
  • Deaths

  • February 3 - Randal MacDonnell, 1st Marquess of Antrim, Roman Catholic landowner in Ireland and Scotland and political intriguer (b. 1609)
  • November 28 - Valentine Greatrakes, faith healer (b. 1628)
  • December 11 - George Lane, 1st Viscount Lanesborough, politician (b. c.1620)
  • Charles Kirkhoven, 1st Earl of Bellomont, Dutch-born peer (b. 1643)
  • References

    1683 in Ireland Wikipedia

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