Dunning, celebrated lawyer. English lawyer. Achieved prominence with memorial in support of East India Co. (1762) and defense of John Wilkes (1763-64); solicitor general (1768-70); M.P. (1768-82); author of famous Parliamentary resolution (April 1780) that "the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"; raised to peerage (1782).
|Born: Ashburton, Devon, England 18th Oct 1731 ||Baptised: |
|Died: Exmouth, Devon, England 18th Aug 1783 ||Buried: |