(John) Evelyn Denison, 1st Viscount Ossington(1800-1873), Speaker of the House of Commons
Sitter in 13 portraits
Evelyn Denison entered Parliament as an MP in 1823. A Liberal, he supported the Reform bills of 1831-2. In 1857 Denison was chosen as Speaker of the House of Commons. Re-elected at the beginning of three successive parliaments, he retained this position until 1872, when he resigned and was created Viscount Ossington.
by John Watkins, or by John & Charles Watkins
by John & Charles Watkins, or by John Watkins
by Alfred Thompson (Atn)
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