GORE, Arthur Saunders, Visct. Sudley (1761-1837), of Castle Gore, co. Mayo.
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Family and Education
b. 20 July 1761, 1st s. of Arthur, 4th Earl of Arran [I], by 1st w. Hon. Catherine Annesley, da. of William, 1st Visct. Glerawly [I]. m. 29 Dec. 1787, Mary, da. and h. of Sir John Tyrrell, 5th Bt., of Heron, Essex, s.p. suc. fa. as 5th Earl of Arran [I] 8 Oct. 1809.
MP [I] 1783-90, 1800.
Viscount Sudley sat in the Irish parliament of 1783 for Sir John Freke’s borough of Baltimore, probably by his father’s purchase. He owed his return for Donegal shortly before the dissolution of the Irish parliament to the interest of his brother-in-law the Marquess of Abercorn. Despite the curious claim in his obituary that he ‘never sat in either House of Parliament’, he was present on 18 Mar. 1801 and reported by the Castle to have