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Burke, Edmund 

A Dictionary of British History

John Cannon,

Robert Crowcroft

(1729–97). Whig politician and conservative political philosopher.Burke was born in Ireland to a catholic mother and protestant father. Brought up as a protestant, he was sent to Trinity College, Dublin. He studied law in London, but quickly turned his attention to writing. He became a member of Parliament in ... ...

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