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date: 17 February 2020

Parsons, William, third earl of Rosselocked

(1800–1867)
  • J. A. Bennett

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Parsons, William, third earl of Rosse (1800–1867), astronomer, was born on 17 June 1800 in York. He was the eldest son of Lawrence Parsons, second earl of Rosse (1758–1841), and succeeded him in the courtesy title Lord Oxmantown in 1801. His mother was ...

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