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Henry Grattan and the Irish Volunteers of 1782

James J. Murphy

Henry Grattan and the Irish Volunteers of 1782

by James J. Murphy

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Published by Printed at the "True Witness" Office in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grattan, Henry, -- 1746-1820.,
  • Ireland -- History -- 1760-1820

  • Edition Notes

    Statementlast lecture of the late Rev. James J. Murphy ; delivered in the Mechanics" Hall, Montreal, Monday evening, Nov. 22nd, 1875.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p.
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15246809M

    STORY OF IRELAND. By A. M. Sullivan. CHAPTER LXXVII. From the Atlas and Cyclopedia of Ireland () «Chapter LXXVI. (Legislative Independence) | Contents | Chapter LXXVIII. (Independence)» HOW THE IRISH VOLUNTEERS ACHIEVED THE LEGISLATIVE INDEPENDENCE OF IRELAND: OR, HOW THE MORAL FORCE OF A CITIZEN ARMY EFFECTED A PEACEFUL, LEGAL, AND . Historic Dungannon Convention of 15th February that the first great colourful event in the history of the Irish Volunteers took place in Dungannon, County Tyrone. Henry Grattan.

    GRATTAN. E. S. PERRY, (Speaker of the Irish House of Commons.) In , on the 31st of May, the Irish Parliament voted the sum of £50, for purchasing an estate, and erecting a mansion thereon, to be settled on Grattan, and his heirs, as a reward for his exertions in the cause of Irish independence. Society of United Irishmen - Irish Rebellion of - Henry Grattan - Francis Wheatley (painter) - Irish Patriot Party - Defenders (Ireland) - Irish Volunteers - Navigation Acts - Parliament of Ireland - List of Irish Volunteer corps - Peep o' Day Boys - Bulmer Hobson - Ulster Volunteers - Irish Republican Brotherhood - History of Ireland (–) - Kingdom of Ireland - American.

    Calls for the legislative independence of Ireland at the Irish Volunteer Convention at Dungannon greatly influenced the decision of the government in to make concessions. It was through ranks of Volunteers drawn up outside the parliament house in Dublin that Grattan passed on 16 April , amidst unparalleled popular enthusiasm, to move a declaration of the independence of the Irish. Despite this, Henry Grattan, who had helped secure the Irish parliament's legislative independence in , bought Wicklow borough at midnight for £1,, and after dressing in his old Volunteer uniform, arrived at the House of Commons of the Irish parliament at 7 a.m., after which he gave a two-hour speech against the proposed union.


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Henry Grattan, leader of the Patriot movement that won legislative independence for Ireland in Later he headed opposition to the union () of England and Ireland. A member of the ruling Anglo-Irish Protestant class, Grattan became a barrister and in the early s joined Henry Flood’s.

Henry Grattan has 66 books on Goodreads with 5 ratings. Henry Grattan’s most popular book is Memoirs of the Life and Times of the Rt., Vol. 4 of 5: Hon. By Henry Grattan's brilliant oratory had made him a leading spokesman of the Irish nationalist agitation.

In that year, the Irish Volunteers were established. Their original purpose was to guard Ireland against invasion and to preserve law and order after the British troops that were stationed in Ireland had been sent to the American colonies.

Charlemont became their leader, and the Volunteers threw themselves behind the demands for reform. Bending to Grattan's oratory, a fearful government removed most of the trade restrictions inand in Irish parliamentary independence was conceded.

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On the 15th FebruaryVolunteer delegates met at Dungannon, and passed resolutions drawn up by Grattan, Lord Charlemont, and Flood, embodying a declaration of Ireland’s right to self-government, and a resolution in favour of the relaxation of the Penal Laws.

Government by force in Ireland was now no longer possible. He was an Irish politician and member of the Irish House of Commons, who campaigned for legislative freedom for the Irish Parliament in the late 18th century. He opposed the Act of Union that merged the Kingdoms of Ireland and Great Britain, but later sat as a member of the united Parliament in London.

Henry Grattan, an Irish statesman and orator, born in Dublin, July 3,died in London, His father, a barrister and a Protestant, was for many years recorder of Dublin and also a member of the Irish entered Trinity college, Dublin, inand graduated with distinction inafter which he removed to London and became a student in the Middle Temple.

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was published in four volumes in The four volumes contain the speeches, writings and correspondence of the Irish parliamentarian Henry Grattan.

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Protestant Irish volunteer corps, spontaneously formed to defend the country against possible French attack, exerted pressure for reform. A patriotic opposition led by Henry Flood and Henry Grattan began an agitation that led in to the repeal of the Declaratory Act of and to. 18th century local Irish militias.

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