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Grattan : a life

Author: R B McDowell
Publisher: Dublin : Lilliput Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'Grattan's Parliament' has a permanent place in Irish historical lore, but who was Henry Grattan? R. B. McDowell's biography traces the varied career of this elusive figure whose political fortunes were as tempestuous as his own character." "McDowell begins with Grattan's family background and his early years in the Irish House of Commons, during which, at the age of thirty-six, he achieved his greatest triumph:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McDowell, R.B. (Robert Brendan), 1913-
Grattan.
Dublin : Lilliput Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606770429
Named Person: Henry Grattan; Henry Grattan; Henry Grattan; Henry Grattan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R B McDowell
ISBN: 1901866726 9781901866728
OCLC Number: 48657002
Description: viii, 271 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Responsibility: R.B. McDowell.

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