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Head, Richardlocked

(c. 1637–1686?)
  • Jonathan Pritchard

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Head, Richard (c. 1637–1686?), writer, was born in Ireland, the son of a Church of England clergyman who became chaplain to a nobleman and travelled with his patron to Ireland, taking up residence in Carrickfergus. Head's father was murdered in the Irish rising of 1641. Thus far the facts parallel the incidents described in the opening chapters of ...

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