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date: 09 April 2020

Pleasants, Thomaslocked

  • Rosemary Richey


Pleasants, Thomas (1728–1818), benefactor, was born in co. Carlow, the eldest son of William Pleasants and Grace Edwards. Little is known of Pleasants's early life as he did not rise to prominence until his wife of twenty-seven years, Mildred Daunt, died on 1 February 1814 and bequeathed the 86-year-old ...

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