- Henry,1746–1820, Irish statesman and orator.
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If those had been the only powers Grattan might have defeated them.
It is doubtful whether the Catholics alone could have wrecked Grattan's Parliament.
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- Henry. 1746–1820, Irish statesman and orator: led the movement that secured legislative independence for Ireland (1782), opposed union with England (1800), and campaigned for Catholic emancipation
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