Sir  James Ware
 

 

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Sir James Ware 1594-1666

Born in Dublin. He succeeded his father as Auditor General (1632-1649) and was MP for the University of Dublin. He was imprisoned during the English Civil War and exiled to France. He was later allowed to return to Ireland where he took up his old position of Auditor General. He was also an antiquarian whose collection of Gaelic manuscripts and books now resides in the Bodleian Library. His works include The Antiquities and History of Ireland, History of Ireland and A View of the Present State of Ireland. His son published The Whole Works of Sir James Ware in three volumes. He is buried in Dublin.

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