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Tyrconnell, RICHARD TALBOT, EARL OF, an Irish adventurer, who, after many discreditable Court intrigues, gained the favour of James II., and was made commander-in-chief in Ireland He next became Lord-Lieutenant, and in that capacity did his best to assist the king in his Catholic schemes. in 1689 he raised Ireland for his exiled master, commanded his infantry at the Boyne, and after the first siege of Limerick followed him to France. He returned in 1691, and died in Ireland.