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date: 28 February 2021

Dignan, David Brownlocked

(b. 1754/5, d. in or after 1780)
  • Simon Devereaux


Dignan, David Brown (b. 1754/5, d. in or after 1780), author and fraudster, was the second son of an Irish physician who served in the Austrian army and rose to the rank of colonel before retiring to an estate in co. Clare. Dignan...

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Northamptonshire Record Office, Northampton
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
British Library, London
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