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Blount, Edward (1769–1843), campaigner for Roman Catholic civil rights, was born on 18 July 1769, the second of the three children of Sir Walter Blount, sixth baronet (d. 1785), of Sodington, and his wife, Mary Aston, daughter of James, fifth Lord Aston of Forfar...

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Keogh, John (1740–1817), campaigner for Roman Catholic rights, was born in humble circumstances to Cornelius Keogh (1708–1774), labourer, and Abigail Keogh (1711–1779) in Dublin. He made his fortune in silk and brewing in Dublin, and from the lease and purchase of land. In addition to his home at ...

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Schonfeld, Solomon (1912–1984), rabbi and rescuer of persecuted Jews, was born on 21 February 1912 at 125 Green Lanes, Stoke Newington, London, the second of seven children (six boys and one girl) of Victor (Avigdor) Schonfeld (1880–1930), rabbi and teacher, and his wife, ...