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Parsons, Laurence, fourth earl of Rosselocked

(1840–1908)
  • I. Elliott

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Parsons, Laurence, fourth earl of Rosse (1840–1908), astronomer and engineer, was born on 17 November 1840 at Birr Castle, Parsonstown (Birr), King's county, Ireland, the eldest of the four surviving sons of William Parsons, third earl of Rosse (1800–1867), astronomer, engineer, and politician, and his wife, ...

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