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Swift, Jonathan

Clive Probyn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780199234837
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Swift, Jonathan

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Swift, Jonathan (1667–1745), writer and dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, was born on 30 November 1667, probably at 7 Hoey's Court, St Werburgh's parish, Dublin, the second of two children of Jonathan Swift (1640–1667), steward of the King's Inns, Dublin, and his wife, ...

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