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The clergy and emigration in principle
Sarah Roddy

, forced the self-directed migration of Protestants, asking the Archbishop of Armagh, ‘Do we not owe something to the humbler classes of Protestants who are every day driven out, and ought not landlords be induced to make a slight sacrifice to protect them and strengthen their own influence[?]’35 An anonymous Anglican clergyman was equally damning of the need for ‘self-expatriat[ion]’, seeing it as a ‘cruel remedy’ resorted to by desperate Protestants afflicted by poverty and persecution and deserted by those landlords and politicians who should protect them.36 The

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