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Emmet, Robert

Marianne Elliott

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Emmet, Robert (1778–1803), Irish nationalist, was the youngest son of Robert Emmet (1729–1802), state physician, and his wife, Elizabeth Mason (1740–1803). He was born in Dublin on 4 March 1778, and baptized in St Peter's Church there on 10 March. There were three other children in the family, two sons and a daughter, ...

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Subjects: Ethnic Politics

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