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date: 02 June 2020

Wafer, Lionellocked

(d. 1705)
  • James William Kelly

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Wafer, Lionel (d. 1705), surgeon and buccaneer, may have been of Huguenot descent. His knowledge of Gaelic, and a boyhood spent in Scotland and Ireland, may indicate that his father was a Scottish soldier quartered in Ireland, or that the family was one of those ‘planted’ in ...

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