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Byerley, Thomas [pseud. Reuben Percy]locked

  • Thompson Cooper
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Byerley, Thomas [pseud. Reuben Percy] (1789–1826), journalist, the brother of Sir John Byerley, was descended from an old Yorkshire family. Not much is known about his early career, except that he wrote for the Monthly Magazine on subjects of historical and antiquarian interests, and at one point was even engaged in preparing a genealogical chart of the reigning royal family for the ...

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