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Carpenter, John [Seán Mac an tSaor]locked

  • Thomas O'Connor


Carpenter, John [Seán Mac an tSaor] (1729–1786), Roman Catholic archbishop of Dublin, was born in Chancery Lane, Dublin, the son of a merchant tailor. He received his early schooling in Dublin and, between 1744 and 1747, was associated with the Gaelic language and cultural circle that had formed around ...

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