1814–1902
Thomas Aubrey DeVere

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Born: Jan­u­a­ry 10, 1814, Cur­ragh­chase House (now in ru­ins), Kil­cor­nan, Coun­ty Lim­er­ick, Ire­land.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 21, 1902, Cur­ragh­chase, Kil­cor­nan, Coun­ty Lim­er­ick, Ire­land.

Biography

Aubrey was the son of 2nd Ba­ro­net Sir Au­brey de Vere and Ma­ry Spring Rice, ne­phew of Lord Mont­ea­gle, bro­ther of 4th Ba­ro­net Sir Ste­phen de Vere, and cou­sin of po­et­ess Lu­cy Knox.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at Trin­i­ty College, Dub­lin. While John New­man was re­ctor of the Ro­man Cath­o­lic Un­i­ver­si­ty, Dub­lin, de Vere was a pro­fess­or there.

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