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date: 05 March 2021

Hennessy, Richardlocked

  • Harman Murtagh


Hennessy, Richard (1729?–1800), brandy distiller, was born at Ballymacmoy, near Mallow, co. Cork, the second son of at least six children of James Hennessy (d. 1768), one of a close-knit group of minor Catholic gentry in the Blackwater valley, and his wife, ...

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J. Burke, (1899); 2nd edn (1904); 3rd edn (1912); 4th edn (1958); 5th edn as (1976)