Oriel, John Foster, Baron, 1740-1828

Foster/Massereene Papers

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

The Foster/Massereene papers comprise over 26,000 documents and volumes, 1590-1935, deriving from the Clotworthy and Skeffington families, Viscounts Massereene, and the Foster family, Viscounts Ferrard of Collon, Co. Louth. The papers relate to the family estates, mainly in Counties Antrim and Louth; to the lives and political careers of individual family members, most notably John (Speaker) Foste ...

Foster pamphlets Shelving

Foster Pamphlets

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Collection of 18th century pamphlets, magazines and reports etc compiled by John Foster, Baron Oriel (1740-1828), last Speaker of the Irish House of Commons. An important and unique assemblage of materials, the collection was compiled by Foster during his years of high political office in both the Irish and British Houses of Parliaments. The main focus of the collection concerns the major politica ...