§ MR. W. A. MACDONALD (Queen's Co., Ossory)
asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Whether, in the case of the "Queen v. Parnell and others," the panel was struck in the city of Dublin; whether the panel originally contained but 48 names; whether, on the jury which tried the case, there were eight Catholics, three Protestants, and one Quaker; and, whether he will inform the House why the precedent then set has not been 302 followed in the case of the "Queen v. John Dillon and others"?
§ THE CHIEF SECRETARY (Sir MICHAEL HICKS-BEACH (Bristol, W.)
asked the hon. Gentleman to postpone his Question until his hon. and learned Friend the Solicitor General was present to answer it.