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#OTD in 1807 – Birth of Sir Charles Edward Trevelyan, a British civil servant referred to in the modern Irish folk song The Fields of Athenry about ‘An Gorta Mor’.
Trevelyan is referred to in the modern Irish folk song The Fields of Athenry about ‘An Gorta Mor’. For his actions, he is commonly considered one of the most detested figures in Irish history, alon…