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Subject: Re: Reasons for immigrating to France
Date: 24 Jul 1998 17:56:39 -0700
> Sophie wrote:
> >Why and under what circumstances would an irishman migrate to France
> >before 1775?
> I can't think of any circumstances that would lead an Irishman (capital I, by
> the way) to france before, during or after 1775! <G>
> Ed in Chicago
Many Irish left during the Flight of the Earls, but that was ealier than
the 1700s. Also Wolfe Tone and many others took refuge in France, this
was prior to 1798.