Anthony Brabazon, 8th Earl of Meath

Anthony Brabazon, 8th Earl of Meath (c.1721 – 4 January 1790), styled Lord Brabazon from 1763 to 1772, was an Anglo-Irish peer.

The son of Edward Brabazon, 7th Earl of Meath, he sat for Wicklow County from 1745 to 1760. He then sat for Dublin County from 1761 until he succeeded his father in the peerage in 1772.[1]

On 20 May 1758, he married Grace Leigh (d. 28 October 1812). Their children included:[1]

He died on 4 January 1790 and was succeeded by his eldest surviving son, William.[1]


  1. 1 2 3 Cokayne, George Edward, ed. (1893). Complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct or dormant (L to M). 5 (1st ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. pp. 283–284.
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
William Hoey
John Allen
Member of Parliament for Wicklow County
With: William Hoey 1745–1747
Richard Chapel Whaley 1747–1760
Succeeded by
Ralph Howard
Hon. Richard Wingfield
Preceded by
Hon. Edward Brabazon
Sir Compton Domvile
Member of Parliament for Dublin County
With: Sir Compton Domvile 1761–1768
Charles Domvile 1768
Joseph Deane 1768–1772
Succeeded by
Joseph Deane
Luke Gardiner
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The 7th Earl of Meath
Custos Rotulorum of County Wicklow
Succeeded by
The 9th Earl of Meath
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Edward Brabazon
Earl of Meath
Succeeded by
William Brabazon
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