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Burke, John (1786–1848), author and genealogist, was born on 12 November 1786 at Parsonstown, King's county, Ireland, the eldest of three children of Peter Burke (1756–1836) of Elm Hall, co. Tipperary, JP for that county and for the King's county, and his first wife, ...

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Sir (John) Bernard Burke (1814–1892) by Charles Clarkington © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Burke, Sir (John) Bernard (1814–1892), genealogist and herald, was born on 5 January 1814 in London, the second of six children to survive infancy of John Burke (1786–1848) of London, author of the Peerage and Baronetage, and his wife and cousin, Mary (1781–1846)...

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Clifford, Arthur (1777–1830), family historian, was born on 5 July 1777, the fourth son of the nine children of Thomas Clifford (1732–1787), fourth son of Hugh Clifford, third Lord Clifford of Chudleigh (1700–1732). His mother was Barbara Aston (1744–1786), youngest daughter and coheir of ...

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Collins, Arthur (1681/2–1760), genealogist, was the son of William Collins, a gentleman usher to Charles II's consort, Queen Catherine of Braganza, and his wife, Elizabeth Blyth, daughter of Thomas Blyth. It seems likely that the family was Roman Catholic and that record of birth and marriage would have been found among the records of the ...

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Gillow, Joseph (1850–1921), biographical lexicographer and genealogist, was born on 5 October 1850 at Frenchwood House, Preston, Lancashire, the son of Joseph Gillow (1801–1872), a magistrate, and his wife, Jane Haydock, née Smith (1805–1872), of Lea. The Gillows were a long-established Roman Catholic yeoman family who could trace an unbroken pedigree back to ...

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Mac Fhirbhisigh, Dubhaltach Óg [Duald MacFirbis, Dudly Ferbisie, Dualdus Firbissius] (c. 1600–1671), scribe and genealogist, was born about 1600 (not, as often suggested, in 1585), probably at Lackan (Irish Leacán Meic Fhir Bhisigh), co. Sligo. He was the eldest of four sons of ...

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See Wyse, Sir Thomas