Henry Paget

Henry PagetProfile

Soldier, statesman and 1st Marquess of Anglesey. His most brilliant success was at Waterloo. Appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, he did all he could for the Irish people, and was recalled by the government for trying to relieve penal legislation against Catholics. In Parliament he pleaded for Catholic emancipation. Again appointed lord lieutenant, 1830, he strongly opposed the repeal of the union. He originated the Board of Education in Ireland.



MLA Citation

  • “Henry Paget”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 November 2019. Web. 3 March 2021. <>