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date: 16 October 2019

O'Byrne, William Richardlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert


O'Byrne, William Richard (1823–1896), naval biographer, was elder son of Robert O'Byrne, of Cabinteely, near Dublin, and his wife, Martha Trougher, daughter of Joseph Clarke of Norwich. His brother, Robert Henry O'Byrne, was the author of the Representative History of Great Britain and Ireland...

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