Davitt, Michael (b. 1846)

Davitt, Michael, a noted Irish patriot, born in co. Mayo, son of a peasant, who, being evicted, settled in Lancashire; joined the Fenian movement, and was sentenced to 15 years' penal servitude; released on ticket-of-leave after seven years; founded the Land League; was for over a year imprisoned again for breaking his ticket-of-leave; published in 1885 “Leaves from a Prison Diary”; entered Parliament in 1895 for co. Mayo; (b. 1846).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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