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Gray, Sir John (1816–1875), newspaper proprietor and politician, was the third son of John Gray, of Claremorris, co. Mayo. He was born in Claremorris, graduated MD and master in surgery at Glasgow University in 1839, and practised medicine in Dublin. In the same year, he married ...

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Higgins, Francis [called the Sham Squire] (1746–1802), newspaper proprietor and spy, was born in Dublin, the son of Patrick Higgins, an attorney's clerk, and his wife, Mary; his parents had moved there from Downpatrick, co. Down. Higgins passed his early years in menial employments, became an attorney's clerk, by report converted to protestantism, though his name is not found in the official list of converts (and his later reconversion to Roman Catholicism is alluded to), and, through deception, married an heiress, ...

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Prim, John George Augustus (1821–1875), antiquary and newspaper proprietor, was born in Kilkenny, the eldest son of John H. Prim. He was probably educated in Kilkenny. He was a general printer and stationer in the city and in the mid-1850s became proprietor of the ...