Edmund Borlase

(c. 1620—1682) historian and physician

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(?1620–1682), colonial historian. Born in Dublin and educated at TCD and Leiden. His Reduction of Ireland (1675) is an account of the Rebellion of 1641. It was reissued as History of the Execrable Irish Rebellion (1680).

From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.

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