Monck Berkeley

Life
Grandson of Bishop Berkeley; author of Literary Relics (Jan. 1789), and ‘Enquiry into the Life of Dean Swift (1789). [No ODNB entry.]

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Commentary
See Sybil Le Brocquy, Cadenus (Dolmen press 1962), remarking Monck Berkeley’s ‘Enquiry into the Life of Dean Swift (1789) attests that Swift had a son on the information of Richard Brennan, the bell-ringer at St. Patrick’s, in whose arms the Dean is said to have breathed his last. (Le Brocquy, p.39).

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