King, Robert

Wikipedia supplies the following:

Sir Robert King, 1st Baronet PC (circa 1625 – March 1707) was an Anglo-Irish politician.
King was the son of Sir Robert King and Frances Folliott. He represented the seat of Ballyshannon in the Irish House of Commons between 1661 and 1666.[1] On 27 September 1682 he was created a Baronet, of Boyle Abbet, in the Baronetage of Ireland. He sat for Roscommon County from 1692 to 1693 and again from 1696 to 1699. In 1695 he was made a member of the Privy Council of Ireland. He finally sat for Boyle between 1703 and his death in 1707.
He married Frances Gore, daughter of Lt-Col Henry Gore and Mary Blayney. He was succeeded by his eldest son, John King. A descendant of his second son, Henry King, was created Earl of Kingston in 1768. [1]

Sir Robert was Charles II’s Muster-Master-General of Ireland. [2]

This is probably the Sir Robert King that Thomas Bellingham records in his diary meeting in Liverpool on 3 October 1688.


[1] ‘Sir Robert King, 1st Baronet’, in Wikipedia, 21 June 2020, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sir_Robert_King,_1st_Baronet&oldid=963713596.
[2] Charles Dalton, English Army Lists and Commission Registers, 1661-1714, vol. 3: 1689-1694 (London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1904), 101, http://archive.org/details/englisharmylists03dalt.

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