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Ensor, Georgelocked

  • Francis Watt
  • , revised by Marie-Louise Legg


Ensor, George (1769–1843), political writer, was born in Dublin, although his father, George Ensor, was English. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and graduated BA in 1790. He was admitted to the King's Inns in 1792 and wrote extensively on politics and religion. His pamphlets were widely read, and were written in a powerful and sarcastic, though sometimes inflated, style. His attacks were especially directed against the English government of ...

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