"a previous Viceroy, Lord Mayo"

6th Earl of Mayo
Public Domain6th Earl of Mayo - Credit: Magnus Manske
The 6th Earl of Mayo, Richard Southwell Bourke, was born in Dublin in 1822.  He was Viceroy of India from 12 January 1869 until 8 February 1872, when he was assassinated on a visit to the Andaman Islands.  The title of Viceroy was given to the head of the British administration in India.