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Keightley, Thomaslocked

(1789–1872)
  • Angus Fraser

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Keightley, Thomas (1789–1872), historian and author, was born in Dublin on 17 October 1789, the eldest son of Thomas Keightley of Newtown, co. Kildare; he claimed relationship with Thomas Keightley (1650?–1719). He entered Trinity College, Dublin, in July 1803, aged fourteen, and graduated BA in 1808, but ill health made him abandon a design of going to the ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)