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Edmund Burke MP (1730 - 1797)

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Rt. Hon. Edmund Burke MP
Born in Dublin, Irelandmap
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Died in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, Englandmap
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Edmund Burke born 12 Jan 1730 in Dublin, son of Richard & Mary (Nagle) Burke. [1]

Edmund married on 12 March 1757 to Jane Mary Nugent (1734–1812), daughter of Dr Christopher Nugent, a Catholic physician who had provided him with medical treatment at Bath.

Children:

  1. Christopher, died in infancy
  2. Richard born 9 February 1758

Burke also helped raise a ward, Edmund Nagle (later Admiral Sir Edmund Nagle), the son of a maternal cousin orphaned in 1763.

"Rector of the University of Glasgow... Irish statesman born in Dublin... author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher who, after moving to London, served as a member of parliament (MP) for many years in the House of Commons with the Whig Party. Burke criticized British treatment of the American colonies, including through its taxation policies. He also supported the American Revolution..."

The will of Edmund Burke. [2]

Sources

  1. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Burke
  2. "The public and domestic life of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke" by Peter Burke, publ 1854 p 298 https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015013425411;view=1up;seq=322

See also:

  • "The Leadbeater papers; The annals of Ballitore, by Mary Leadbeater, with a memoir of the author: Letters from Edmund Burke heretofore unpublished: and the correspondence of Mrs. R. Trench and Rev. George Crabbe with Mary Leadbeater. " publ 1862 2 vols https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008661882


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