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date: 25 February 2021

Hardiman, Jameslocked

(1782–1855)
  • Marie-Louise Legg

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Hardiman, James (1782–1855), historian and lawyer, was born in Westport, co. Mayo, in February 1782. He came of a family known in Irish as O'Hartigan. His father, who owned a small estate in Mayo, hoped that his son would become a priest. Hardiman...

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