Taaffe, Francis (1639–1704)

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Taaffe, Francis (1639–1704), 4th Viscount Taaffe and 3rd earl of Carlingford soldier, and diplomat, was born at Ballymote, Co. Sligo, second son (third, according to Murtagh) of Theobald Taaffe (qv), 2nd Viscount and 1st earl of Carlingford, and his wife Anne, daughter of Sir Theobald Dillon (d. 1624) (qv).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDictionary of Irish Biography
PublisherCambridge University Press
ISBN (Print)9780521633314
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2009

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    O Ciardha, E. (2009). Taaffe, Francis (1639–1704). In Dictionary of Irish Biography (Vol. 9, pp. 221-222). Cambridge University Press.