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Emmet, Thomas Addis (1764-1827), barrister and Irish nationalist

Marianne Elliott

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/8797
Emmet, Thomas Addis (1764-1827), barrister and Irish nationalist

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Emmet, Thomas Addis (1764-1827), barrister and Irish nationalist, was born on 24 April 1764 in Cork, the second of the four children of Dr Robert Emmet (1729-1802), state physician, and his wife, Elizabeth Mason (1740-1803). His younger brother was Robert Emmet (1778-1803), fellow United Irishman. The family moved to Dublin ...

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