Richard Hely-Hutchinson, 1st Earl of Donoughmore(1756-1825), Advocate of Catholic emancipation
Sitter in 2 portraits
Hely-Hutchinson entered the Irish Parliament as an MP in 1776. On his mother's death in 1788, Hely-Hutchinson succeeded to her barony of Donoughmore. He was a strong supporter of Catholic emancipation and the Anglo-Irish union. In 1821 Hely-Hutchinson was made Viscount Hutchinson in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. He was a leading advocate of Catholic relief in the House of Lords, where he presented many petitions from Irish Catholics.
by Sir George Hayter
ink and pencil, circa 1820
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