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Burke, John Syllabification: Burke, John

Definition of Burke, John in English:

( 1787–1848), Irish genealogical and heraldic writer. In 1826, he compiled the first edition of Burke’s Peerage, still regarded as the authoritative guide to the British aristocracy.

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