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date: 25 February 2021

Cotter, Patrick [performing name Patrick O'Brien]locked

  • K. D. Reynolds


Cotter, Patrick [performing name Patrick O'Brien] (1760/61–1806), giant, was born at Kinsale, co. Cork. He grew to be more than 8 feet tall (accounts vary from 8 feet 3½ inches to 8 feet 7 inches), and from his late teens was exhibited in ...

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