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List of Knights of St Patrick
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List of Knights of St Patrick

The Most Illustrious Order of St Patrick was founded in 1783. Dates shown are for election or installation.

Founders
18th Century 19th Century 20th Century

Name Life Date Notes

Knights Founders

Prince Edward Augustus 1767-1820 1783 Later Duke of Kent and Strathearn
William Robert FitzGerald, 2nd Duke of Leinster 1749-1804 1783  
Henry de Burgh, 12th Earl of Clanricarde 1743-1797 1783 Later Marquess of Clanricarde
Thomas Nugent, 6th Earl of Westmeath 1714-1792 1783  
Murrough O'Brien, 5th Earl of Inchiquin 1726-1808 1783 Later Marquess of Thomond
Charles Moore, 6th Earl of Drogheda 1730-1822 1783 Later Marquess of Drogheda
George de La Poer Beresford, 2nd Earl of Tyrone 1735-1800 1783 Later Marquess of Waterford
Richard Boyle, 2nd Earl of Shannon 1728-1807 1783  
James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Clanbrassil 1730-1798 1783  
Richard Colley Wellesley, 2nd Earl of Mornington 1760-1842 1783 Later Marquess Wellesley
Arthur Saunders Gore, 2nd Earl of Arran 1734-1809 1783  
James Stopford, 2nd Earl of Courtown 1731-1810 1783  
James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont 1728-1799 1783  
Thomas Taylour, 1st Earl of Bective 1724-1795 1783  
Henry Loftus, 1st Earl of Ely 1709-1783 1783  

Eighteenth Century

John Joshua Proby, 2nd Baron Carysfort 1751-1828 1784 Later Earl of Carysfort
Charles Tottenham Loftus, 1st Earl of Ely 1738-1806 1794 Later Marquess of Ely
William Henry Fortescue, 1st Earl of Clermont 1722-1806 1795  
Walter Butler, 11th Earl of Ormonde 1770-1820 1798 Later Marquess of Ormonde
John Denis Browne, 3rd Earl of Altamont 1756-1809 1800 Later Marquess of Sligo

Nineteenth Century

Henry Conyngham, 1st Earl Conyngham 1766-1832 1801 Later Marquess Conyngham
Henry de La Poer Beresford, 2nd Marquess of Waterford 1772-1826 1806  
Thomas Taylour, 1st Marquess of Headfort 1757-1829 1806  
Robert Jocelyn, 2nd Earl of Roden 1756-1820 1806  
John Loftus, 2nd Marquess of Ely 1770-1845 1807  
Henry Boyle, 3rd Earl of Shannon 1771-1842 1808  
Charles Henry St John O'Neill, 1st Earl O'Neill 1779-1841 1809  
William O'Brien, 2nd Marquess of Thomond 1765-1846 1809  
Howe Peter Browne, 2nd Marquess of Sligo 1788-1845 1810  
John Willoughby Cole, 2nd Earl of Enniskillen 1768-1840 1810  
Thomas Pakenham, 2nd Earl of Longford 1774-1835 1813  
Prince Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale 1771-1851 1821 Later Ernest Augustus I, King of Hanover
George Augustus Chichester, 2nd Marquess of Donegall 1769-1844 1821  
Du Pre Alexander, 2nd Earl of Caledon 1777-1839 1821  
Charles Chetwynd Chetwynd-Talbot, 2nd Earl Talbot 1777-1849 1821  
James Butler, 19th Earl of Ormonde 1774-1838 1821 Later Marquess of Ormonde
John Chambre Brabazon, 10th Earl of Meath 1772-1851 1821  
Arthur James Plunkett, 8th Earl of Fingall 1759-1836 1821  
James George Stopford, 3rd Earl of Courtown 1765-1835 1821  
Robert Jocelyn, 3rd Earl of Roden 1788-1870 1821  
Ulick John de Burgh, 1st Marquess of Clanricarde 1802-1874 1831  
Francis William Caulfeild, 2nd Earl of Charlemont 1775-1863 1831  
Arthur Blundell Sandys Trumbull Hill, 3rd Marquess of Downshire 1788-1845 1831  
Francis James Mathew, 2nd Earl of Llandaff 1768-1833 1831  
Francis Nathaniel Conyngham, 2nd Marquess Conyngham 1797-1876 1833  
Nathaniel Clements, 2nd Earl of Leitrim 1768-1854 1834  
John Hely-Hutchinson, 3rd Earl of Donoughmore 1787-1851 1834  
Edmund Boyle, 8th Earl of Cork and Orrery 1767-1856 1835  
Thomas Anthony Southwell, 3rd Viscount Southwell 1777-1860 1837  
Thomas Taylour, 2nd Marquess of Headfort 1787-1870 1839  
William Hare, 2nd Earl of Listowel 1801-1856 1839  
Joseph Leeson, 4th Earl of Milltown 1799-1866 1841  
Philip Yorke Gore, 4th Earl of Arran 1801-1884 1841  
HRH Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1819-1861 1842  
William Howard, 4th Earl of Wicklow 1788-1869 1842  
William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse 1800-1867 1845  
Henry de La Poer Beresford, 3rd Marquess of Waterford 1811-1859 1845  
John Fitzgibbon, 2nd Earl of Clare 1792-1851 1845  
John Butler, 2nd Marquess of Ormonde 1808-1854 1845  
Henry Maxwell, 7th Baron Farnham 1799-1868 1845  
Arthur James Plunkett, 9th Earl of Fingall 1791-1869 1846  
John Foster-Skeffington, 10th Viscount Massereene 1812-1863 1851  
HRH Prince George William Frederick Charles, Duke of Cambridge 1819-1904 1851  
Robert Shapland Carew, 1st Baron Carew 1787-1856 1851  
Richard Dawson, 3rd Baron Cremorne 1817-1897 1855 Later Earl of Dartrey
Archibald Acheson, 3rd Earl of Gosford 1806-1864 1855  
Frederick William Robert Stewart, 4th Marquess of Londonderry 1805-1872 1856  
George Arthur Hastings Forbes, 7th Earl of Granard 1833-1889 1857  
Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough 1779-1869 1857  
George Hamilton Chichester, 3rd Marquess of Donegall 1797-1883 1857  
Arthur Wills Blundell Sandys Trumbull Windsor Hill, 4th Marquess of Downshire 1812-1868 1859  
Richard Edmund St Lawrence Boyle, 9th Earl of Cork and Orrery 1829-1904 1860  
Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 5th Baron Dufferin and Claneboye 1826-1902 1864  
Charles Brownlow, 2nd Baron Lurgan 1831-1882 1864  
James Molyneux Caulfeild, 3rd Earl of Charlemont 1820-1892 1865  
Edward Richard Wydham-Quin, 3rd Earl of Dunraven and Mount Earl 1812-1871 1866  
Henry Frances Seymour Moore, 3rd Marquess of Drogheda 1825-1892 1868  
HRH Albert Edward, Prince of Wales 1841-1910 1868 Later Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom
John Henry de La Poer Beresford, 5th Marquess of Waterford 1844-1895 1868  
John Crichton, 3rd Earl of Erne 1802-1885 1868  
Richard Southwell Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo 1822-1872 1869  
HRH Prince Arthur William Patrick Albert 1850-1942 1869 Later Duke of Connaught
Granville Leveson Proby, 4th Earl of Carysfort 1824-1872 1869  
Archibald Brabazon Sparrow Acheson, 4th Earl of Gosford 1841-1922 1869  
Mervyn Wingfield, 7th Viscount Powerscourt 1836-1904 1871  
Thomas Arthur Joseph Southwell, 4th Viscount Southwell 1836-1878 1871  
Robert Shapland Carew, 2nd Baron Carew 1818-1881 1872  
Valentine Augustus Browne, 4th Earl of Kenmare 1825-1905 1872  
William Hare, 3rd Earl of Listowel 1833-1924 1873  
William Proby, 5th Earl of Carysfort 1836-1909 1874  
George Henry Robert Charles Vane-Tempest, 5th Marquess of Londonderry 1821-1884 1874  
Windham Thomas Wyndham-Quin, 4th Earl of Dunraven and Mount Earl 1841-1926 1876  
William Drogo Montagu, 7th Duke of Manchester 1823-1890 1877  
Henry John Reuben Dawson-Damer, 3rd Earl of Portarlington 1822-1889 1879  
Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1844-1900 1880  
Thomas O'Hagan, 1st Baron O'Hagan 1812-1885 1882  
Chichester Samuel Parkinson-Fortescue, 1st Baron Carlingford 1823-1898 1882  
William Ulick Tristram St Lawrence, 4th Earl of Howth 1827-1909 1884  
Luke White, 2nd Baron Annaly 1829-1888 1885  
Thomas Spring Rice, 2nd Baron Monteagle 1849-1926 1885  
Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley 1833-1913 1885  
Thomas Taylour, 3rd Marquess of Headfort 1822-1894 1885  
HRH Prince Albert Victor Christian Edward 1864-1892 1887 Later Duke of Clarence and Avondale
James Edward William Theobald Butler, 3rd Marquess of Ormonde 1844-1919 1888  
John Henry Crichton, 4th Earl of Erne 1839-1914 1889  
Edward Nugent Leeson, 6th Earl of Milltown 1835-1890 1890  
Francis Charles Needham, 3rd Earl of Kilmorey 1842-1915 1890  
Lawrence Parsons, 4th Earl of Rosse 1840-1908 1890  
Prince William Augustus Edward of Saxe-Weimar 1823-1902 1890  
William Hale John Charles Pery, 3rd Earl of Limerick 1840-1896 1892  
Edward Donough O'Brien, 14th Baron Inchiquin 1839-1900 1892  
Frederick Edward Gould Lambart, 9th Earl of Cavan 1839-1900 1894  
Edward Cecil Guinness, 1st Baron Iveagh 1847-1927 1896 Later Earl of Iveagh
James Du Pre Alexander, 4th Earl of Caledon 1846-1898 1897  
HRH Prince George Frederick Ernest Albert, Duke of York 1865-1936 1897 Later George V, King of the United Kingdom
Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Baron Roberts 1832-1914 1897 Later Earl Roberts
Arthur Saunders Gore, 5th Earl of Arran 1839-1901 1898  
Charles George Bingham, 4th Earl of Lucan 1830-1914 1899  
James Francis Bernard, 4th Earl of Bandon 1850-1924 1900  
Luke Gerald Dillon, 4th Baron Clonbrock 1834-1917 1900  

Twentieth Century

Thomas Pakenham, 5th Earl of Longford 1864-1915 1901  
Henry de La Poer Beresford, 6th Marquess of Waterford 1875-1911 1902  
Lowry Egerton Cole, 4th Earl of Enniskillen 1845-1924 1902  
Dudley Charles Fitzgerald-de Ros, 24th Baron de Ros 1827-1907 1902  
Dermot Robert Wyndham Bourke, 7th Earl of Mayo 1851-1927 1905  
Reginald Brabazon, 12th Earl of Meath 1841-1929 1905  
Bernard Edward Barnaby Fitzpatrick, 2nd Baron Castletown 1849-1937 1908  
William James Pirrie, 1st Baron Pirrie 1847-1924 1909 Later Viscount Pirrie
Bernard Arthur William Patrick Hastings Forbes, 8th Earl of Granard 1874-1948 1909  
Arthur Jocelyn Charles Gore, 6th Earl of Arran 1868-1958 1909  
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 9th Earl of Shaftesbury 1869-1961 1911  
Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Viscount Kitchener 1850-1916 1911 Later Earl Kitchener
Edward Ponsonby, 8th Earl of Bessborough 1851-1920 1915  
Richard Walter Hely-Hutchinson, 6th Earl of Donoughmore 1875-1948 1916  
Mervyn Richard Wingfield, 8th Viscount Powerscourt 1880-1947 1916  
William St John Fremantle Brodrick, 1st Viscount Midleton 1856-1942 1916 Later Earl of Midleton
Frederick Rudolph Lambart, 10th Earl of Cavan 1865-1946 1916  
John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Viscount French 1852-1925 1917 Later Earl of Ypres
Geoffrey Henry Browne, 3rd Baron Oranmore and Browne 1861-1927 1918  
Hamilton John Agdmondesham Cuffe, 5th Earl of Desart 1848-1934 1919  
James Albert Edward Hamilton, 3rd Duke of Abercorn 1869-1953 1922  
HRH Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David, Prince of Wales 1894-1972 1927 Later Edward VIII, King of the United Kingdom
HRH Prince Henry William Frederick Albert, Duke of Gloucester 1900-1974 1934