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date: 25 August 2019

Poekrich [Pockrich], Richardlocked

(1696/7–1759)
  • D. J. O'Donoghue
  • , revised by Patrick Fagan

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Poekrich [Pockrich], Richard (1696/7–1759), inventor of musical glasses and social and economic reformer, was born in Aghnamallagh, near the town of Monaghan, Ireland, and was descended from a Cromwellian planter family which had been granted land in co. Monaghan in the seventeenth century. His father, a landed gentleman also named ...

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