O Ciardha, Eamonn (2009) Byrne, Edmund (c.1655/6–1723/4). In: Dictionary of Irish Biography. Cambridge University Press, pp. 206-207. ISBN 9780521633314 [Book section]
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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).
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|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Arts|
Faculty of Arts > School of English and History
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Arts and Humanities Research Institute|
Arts and Humanities Research Institute > History
|Deposited By:||Dr Eamonn O Ciardha|
|Deposited On:||18 Nov 2010 20:54|
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