Saturday, January 12, 2019
The Walls of Rathleague: John Augustus Parnell, Deaf and Disinherited
How does Charles Stuart Parnell link in to Deaf history?
In 1789, a Private Bill became an Act of Parliament, and John Augustus Parnell was formally declared unable to inherit his father's estate. John Augustus was a 'deaf mute'.
This vlog explores the Parnell family and the background behind this Act.
[Contains English voiceover. English captions via YouTube to follow within 48 hours]