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Bourke, Sir Richard (1777–1855), army officer and colonial governor

H. M. Stephens

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/2997

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Bourke, Sir Richard (1777–1855), army officer and colonial governor, was born on 4 May 1777 in Britain Street, Dublin, the only son of John Bourke of Dromsally, co. Limerick, and his wife, Anne, daughter of Edmund Ryan of Boscable, co. Tipperary. He was educated at ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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