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date: 18 October 2019

Renzy, Sir Matthew delocked

(1577–1634)
  • Brian Mac Cuarta

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Renzy, Sir Matthew de (1577–1634), customs official and Gaelic scholar, was born in 1577 in 'Cullen' (probably Cologne), Germany. Having spent some time as a cloth dealer in Antwerp, he moved to London and lived there as a merchant stranger in ...

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National Library of Ireland, department of manuscripts, Dublin
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London