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Henry Essex Edgeworth, Abbe de Firmont (1745 – 1807) – King Louis XVI’s Longford Born Confessor

HENRY ESSEX EDGEWORTH, ABBE DE FIRMONT (1745 – 1807) – KING LOUIS XVI’S LONGFORD BORN CONFESSOR The Rectory in Edgeworthstown, County Longford, was built in 1732, possibly as a dower house for the Edgeworth family. One of the more enterprising babies to have been born at The Rectory was Henry Essex Edgeworth, later Abbé de […]