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Ledwidge, Francis Edwardlocked

(1887–1917)
  • E. Longley

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Ledwidge, Francis Edward (1887–1917), poet, was born on 19 August 1887 at Janeville, Slane, co. Meath, Ireland, the eighth of the nine children of Patrick Ledwidge, an itinerant farm labourer (d. 1892), and his wife, Anne Lynch (1853/4–1926), a native of Slane...

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