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Rice, Edmund Ignatiuslocked

(1762–1844)
  • G. Martin Murphy

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Rice, Edmund Ignatius (1762–1844), founder of the Irish Christian Brothers and educationist, was born on 1 June 1762 at Westcourt, near Callan, co. Kilkenny. He was the fourth of the seven sons of Robert Rice, a farmer, and his wife, Margaret Murphy, née...

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