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Madden, Richard Robert (1798-1886), author and colonial administrator

James McMullen Rigg and Lynnette S. Milne

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/17753
Madden, Richard Robert (1798-1886), author and colonial administrator

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Madden, Richard Robert (1798-1886), author and colonial administrator, the youngest son of Edward Madden (1739-1830), a silk manufacturer of Dublin, and his second wife, Elizabeth, the youngest daughter of Thaddeus Forde of Corry, co. Leitrim, was born at Wormwood Gate, Dublin, on 22 August 1798. He was educated at a ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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