Byrne, Edmund (c.1655/6–1723/4)

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Abstract

Byrne, Edmund (c.1655/6–1723/4), alias ‘Edward Hamson’, archbishop of Dublin, was born in Ballybrack, Co. Carlow, of Wicklow parents. Meagher suggests that he was a first cousin of Arthur O'Brin (Ó Broinn/Byrne) (son of John O'Brin of Ballyknockan), a distinguished member of the Spanish navy and knight of the order of Calatrava, who himself was a great grandson of Fiach MacHugh O'Byrne (qv).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDictionary of Irish Biography
PublisherCambridge University Press
Pages206-207
Volume2
ISBN (Print)9780521633314
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2009

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    O Ciardha, E. (2009). Byrne, Edmund (c.1655/6–1723/4). In Dictionary of Irish Biography (Vol. 2, pp. 206-207). Cambridge University Press.