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Charles Stewart. 1846--91, Irish nationalist, who led the Irish Home Rule movement in Parliament (1880--90) with a calculated policy of obstruction. Although Gladstone was converted to Home Rule (1886), Parnell's career was ruined by the scandal over his adultery with Mrs O'Shea