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O'Sullivan Beare, Philip (b. c. 1590, d. in or after 1634), historian and writer

Toby Barnard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/20913

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O'Sullivan Beare, Philip (b. c. 1590, d. in or after 1634), historian and writer, was one of the seventeen children of Dermot O'Sullivan and his wife, Johanna MacSwiney. Born on Valentia Island off the Kerry coast in south-western Ireland, he belonged to the family that owned much of the remote peninsula. However, the ...

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Subjects: Education ; History

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