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Morice, Humphry (bap. 1679, d. 1731), slave trader and fraudster, was baptized at All Saints’, Stamford, Lincolnshire, in June 1679, the son of Humphry Morice (c. 1638–1696) [see under Morice, Sir William], a London merchant, and Alice, daughter of ...


Robert Perreau (c. 1734–1776), by unknown artist, 1775

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Perreau, Robert (c. 1734–1776), apothecary and forger, was born in St Kitts, West Indies. His father, Daniel, was born in Greenwich, the son of a Huguenot émigré from France who had been a large landowner and principal magistrate in La Rochelle before he left at the revocation of the edict of Nantes in 1685. ...