Francis Cuffe (died 1694)

Francis Cuffe (c. 1654 – 26 December 1694)[1] was an Irish politician.

Cuffe was educated at Trinity College Dublin.[2] He sat in the House of Commons of Ireland from 1692 to 1693, as a Member of Parliament for County Mayo. He was also elected in 1692 for Longford, but chose to sit for Mayo.[3]

He was the son of Sir James Cuffe (died 1678) and Alice Aungier. Some time between 1682 and 1687 he married Honora Boyle, daughter of Rev. Michael Boyle, Archbishop of Armagh, and his second wife Mary O'Brien, and widow of the 3rd Earl of Ardglass. Their children included Michael Cuffe.[4]


  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's historical List of Members of the Irish House of Commons. Cites: Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary (2002). The History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800 (6 volumes). Ulster Historical Foundation.
  2. ^ "Alumni Dublinenses: a register of the students, graduates, professors and provosts of Trinity College in the University of Dublin (1593–1860, George Dames Burtchaell/Thomas Ulick Sadleir, p. 199: Dublin, Alex Thom and Co, 1935.
  3. ^ "Biographies of Members of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800: Macartney, James". Ulster Historical Foundation. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  4. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "Francis Cuffe b. 12 September 1656, d. 26 December 1694". Retrieved 12 July 2014.
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by Member of Parliament for County Mayo
With: Sir Henry Bingham, 3rd Bt
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