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County Palatine of Tipperary Act 1715

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Subject: Counties of Ireland, County Tipperary, County palatine, James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormond, List of Acts of the Parliament of Ireland, 1701–1800
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County Palatine of Tipperary Act 1715

The County Palatine of Tipperary Act 1715 is an Act of the Parliament of Ireland (2 Geo 1 c. 8). This Act enabled the purchase by the crown of the Palatine Rights in the County Tipperary given to the Earls of Ormond later Dukes of Ormonde over the preceding centuries. Prior to the Act, the dukes appointed the sheriffs and judges of the county and owned certain revenues from the county which would otherwise have gone to the crown.

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