George Canning

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Baron Garvagh - Barons Garvagh (1818)
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George Canning, 1st Baron Garvagh
... George Canning, 1st Baron Garvagh FRS (15 November 1778 – 20 August 1840) was an Anglo-Irish Member of Parliament ... Garvagh was the son of Paul Canning and the grandson of Stratford Canning of Garvagh in County Londonderry ... Prime Minister George Canning and the diplomat Stratford Canning, 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, were his first cousins ...
Sligo Borough (UK Parliament Constituency) - Members of Parliament
... George Canning Tory A cousin of the Rt Hon ... George Canning 1812, November 5 Rt Hon George Canning Tory 1812 Also returned by and elected to sit for Liverpool ...

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    Away with the cant of “Measures, not men!”Mthe idle supposition that it is the harness and not the horses that draw the chariot along. No, Sir, if the comparison must be made, if the distinction must be taken, men are everything, measures comparatively nothing.
    —George Canning (1770–1827)

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