1856 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Townshend

Anonymous, Obituary in Gentleman's Magazine NS 45 (May 1856) 549.



At the rectory, Louth, Dundalk, the residence of his son the Rev. Somerset L. C. Townshend, D.D. at a very advanced aged, Thomas Townsend, esq. L.L.D., father of the late Bishop of Meath. This gentleman wsa one of the few remaining members of the Irish parliament, and was a decided anti-Unionist.