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Aram, Eugene (bap. 1704, d. 1759), murderer and philologist, was born at Ramsgill and baptized on 2 October 1704 at Middlesmoor, West Riding of Yorkshire. Little is known of his mother, but his father, Peter Aram (bap. 1667, d. 1735), employed as gardener to ...

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Murray, Lindley (1745–1826), grammarian and lawyer, was born at Swatara, near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on 22 April 1745, the eldest of the twelve children of Robert Murray (1721–1786) and his wife, Mary, née Lindley (d. 1780). Murray's father had emigrated from Ireland to ...

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Selden, John (1584–1654), lawyer and historical and linguistic scholar, was born on 16 December 1584 and baptized on 20 December at West Tarring, Sussex, the eldest son of John Selden of Salvington in the same county, musician and yeoman, and of Margaret, only daughter and heir of ...

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John Selden (1584–1654) by Sir Peter Lely?, c. 1650 Yale Law School