Lempriere, Charles (1818–1901), politician and speculator, born at Exeter on 21 September 1818, was second son of John Lemprière (c. 1765–1824), compiler of the Classical Dictionary, and his second wife, Elizabeth, daughter of John Deane of Salisbury. He entered Merchant Taylors' School in February 1825 and matriculated at ...
A. T. S. Goodrick
revised by H. C. G. Matthew
See Lennox, Charles Gordon-, fifth duke of Richmond and fifth duke of Lennox
Mackreth, Sir Robert (bap. 1727, d. 1819), speculator and politician, obscured his origins from contemporaries, but was almost certainly from Kendal, Westmorland (he left £50 to the poor there, as well as some property and a bequest to a female relative). The only indication from local records has him baptized at ...
F. W. Whyte
revised by Alan O'Day
Mahon, James Patrick [known as the O'Gorman Mahon] (1800–1891), politician and financial speculator, was born into a prominent Catholic family at Ennis, co. Clare, on about 17 March 1800, the eldest of four children. His father, Patrick Mahon of New Park (...