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date: 17 September 2019

Wheeler [née Doyle], Annalocked

(1785?–1848)
  • Dolores Dooley

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Wheeler [née Doyle], Anna (1785?–1848), philosopher, born in co. Tipperary, Ireland, was the daughter of Anna Dunbar and her husband, Nicholas Milley Doyle, a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, and prebendary of Fennor parish in co. Tipperary. She did not have a formal education but learned French, geography, and skills of repartee from foreign dignitaries visiting her military relatives and gained political insights from her godfather, ...

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G. D. Burtchaell & T. U. Sadleir, eds., (1924); [2nd edn], with suppl., in 2 pts (1935)