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Blaquiere, Edward (1779–1832), author and philhellene, was born in Ireland, the sixth of eight children of James Blaquiere (1726–1803), soldier and farmer. His father, a lieutenant-colonel in the 13th dragoons, was the brother of John Blaquiere, first Baron de Blaquiere (1732–1812), and both were among the nine children of ...

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Solanus, Moses [Moïse du Soul] (d. before 1737?), Greek scholar, was the grandson of Paul du Soul of Tours, professor of theology and rector of the academy at Saumur between 1657 and 1661. As a protestant he was driven from France by persecution, and seems to have settled at ...