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Member of Parliament
In 1780 Sheridan entered Parliament as the ally of Charles James Fox on the side of the American Colonials in the political debate of that year. B. 9 April 1876) m.
Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan (30 October 1751 – 7 July 1816) was an Irish playwright and poet and long-term owner of the London Theatre Royal Drury Lane. For thirty-two years he was also a Whig Member of the British House of Commons for Stafford (1780–1806) Westminster (1806–1807) and Ilchester (1807–1812). Such was the esteem he was held in by his contemporaries when he died that he was buried at Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.