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Calvert, Frederick, sixth Baron Baltimore (1732–1771), author and libertine, was the eldest son of Charles Calvert, fifth Baron Baltimore (1699–1751), and Mary Janssen (d. 1770), daughter of Sir Theodore Janssen. His father's title was Irish but Frederick was born in England on 6 February 1732; he was educated at ...

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Gilbert, Thomas (bap. 1713, d. 1766), satirist and rake, was baptized on 18 December 1713, at St Mary's, Whitechapel, the son of Thomas Gilbert, gentleman, and his wife, Susanna, of Stepney in London. He was educated at Eton College from 1725 to 1728, and at ...

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Morton, Savile (1811–1852), journalist and philanderer, was born on 1 August 1811, the fourth of the five sons who survived infancy of Charles Carr Morton, landed gentleman, of Kilnacrott House, Drumrora, co. Cavan, and his wife, Charlotte (d. 1854), second daughter of ...