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Paul Revere (bap. 1734, d. 1818) by John Singleton Copley, 1768 Copyright 2004 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; gift of Joseph W. Revere, William B. Revere and Edward H. R. Revere


Revere, Paul (bap. 1734, d. 1818), craftsman and revolutionary leader in America, was baptized at the New Brick Church in Boston, Massachusetts, on 22 December 1734, the second of seven surviving children of Apollos Rivoire (1702–1754), a French Huguenot silversmith who emigrated to ...


Steer, Bartholomew (bap. 1568, d. 1597?), carpenter and rebel, was baptized on 25 July 1568 at Hampton Poyle, Oxfordshire, the son of John Steer (d. 1616) and his wife, Mary (d. 1579). Little is known of Steer's life before his plotting as ringleader of the abortive ...