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date: 04 June 2020

Gardiner [née Power; other married name Farmer], Marguerite [Margaret], countess of Blessingtonlocked

(1789–1849)
  • William H. Scheuerle

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Gardiner [née Power; other married name Farmer], Marguerite [Margaret], countess of Blessington (1789–1849), author, was born on 1 September 1789 at Knockbrit, near Clonmel, co. Tipperary, Ireland, the second daughter and third of the six children of Edmund Power (1767–1837), a small Roman Catholic landowner, and ...

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