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Edmonds, George (1788–1868), radical and philologist, was born in Birmingham on 10 March 1788, the son of Edward Edmonds (1750–1823) and his second wife, Sarah, née Bromfield (d. 1821). His father was the founding pastor of the Bond Street Baptist Chapel, Birmingham...

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Tooke, John Horne [formerly John Horne] (1736–1812), radical and philologist, was born on 25 June 1736 in Newport Street, Westminster, the third of the seven children and the youngest son of John Horne, a prosperous poulterer, and Elizabeth, née Horne. He was baptized ...

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John Horne Tooke (1736–1812) by Thomas Hardy, 1791 © National Portrait Gallery, London