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date: 17 October 2019

Higgins, Francislocked

  • D. W. Hayton


Higgins, Francis (1669/70–1728), Church of Ireland clergyman and religious controversialist, was one of at least eleven children of Robert Higgins, a Limerick apothecary. Although, according to Higgins, the family's 'little fortune' was 'ruined' in the Williamite wars his brother John (also an apothecary) eventually became an alderman of the city. After education at ...

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