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Beresford, Marcus Gervaislocked

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Beresford, Marcus Gervais (1801–1885), Church of Ireland archbishop of Armagh, was second son of George De la Poer Beresford, bishop of Kilmore and Ardagh, and of Frances, daughter of Gervais Parker Bushe, and niece of Henry Grattan. He belonged to a family 'connected for generations with the highest dignity and power in the civil and ecclesiastical administration of Ireland' (...

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