Parsons William

Parsons

, William Third Earl of Rosse. 1800-1867.
British astronomer who constructed what was then the largest telescope in the world, incorporating many innovations in telescope construction.
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PARSONS ROBERT HAPPY FATHERS DAY DAD AND GRANDAD LOTS OF LOVE MICK, SAMMY,LILLY,SCARLETT AND NOAH BEAR XX Parsons William (Bill) Happy Father's Day to the best Grandad in the world love Katie, Andrew, Shan, Spence and Mimi xx PAUL EGAN WISHING YOU A RELAXING DAY, STILL JADED.