[Sir] John Parnell

1744-1801; Chancellor of Irish exchequer, 1785, and grandfather of Charles Stewart Parnell [but DIW says William P., infra]; MP for Bangor, 1761; Queen’s Co., 1783-1800; received 7,500 for loss of Maryborough representation at Act of Union. Opposed Catholic Emancipation; his port included in engraving of House of Commons of 1790, now preserved in Bank of Ireland (College Green) [as figure No.146 in key]. ODNB DIB.

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