[Sir] William Shee

1804-1868; Lincoln’s Inn, 1828; Queen’s sarj., 1857; MP Kilkenny, 1852-57; took charge of Sharman Crawford’s Tenants’ Right Bill, and Napier’s Tenants’ Improv. Compensation Bill; defended William Palmer (1824-56); appeared for plaintiff in Roupell case; Queen’s Bench justice, 1863-68; knighted 1864; first Roman Catholic judge since the revolution; Papers, Letters and Speeches, publ. priv. (1862-63). ODNB

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