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Egan, Piercelocked

(1772–1849)
  • Dennis Brailsford

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Egan, Pierce (1772–1849), sporting journalist and author, was probably born in London in 1772, although his death certificate gave his age in 1849 as 74. His family background is obscure, but he claimed Irish ancestry. He was based in London throughout his life but travelled widely as a sports reporter. ...

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