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date: 15 September 2019

Burke, Edmundlocked

  • Paul Langford


Burke, Edmund (1729/30–1797), politician and author, was born in Dublin. His date of birth is not certain. 1 January 1729, according to the Julian calendar in force at the time, has generally been accepted but it is possible that the year was 1730. His mother, ...

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