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Lynegar, Charles [Cormac Ó Luinín] (fl. 1708–1731), Irish-language scholar and antiquary, was probably born in co. Fermanagh, Ireland, the son of Matha Bán Ó Luinín. The self-styled (ardollamh Éireann'chief master of bardic learning in Ireland'), he belonged to the last generation of (...

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Macbrady, Philip [Pilip Mac Brádaigh] (fl. 1711), Irish scholar, was born in co. Cavan. He was brought up a protestant and became vicar of the parish of Inishmagrath, in the diocese of Kilmore—hence the by-name Pilip Ministeir by which he was also known. He translated into Irish a sermon preached by ...

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Raymond, Anthony (1675–1726), Church of Ireland clergyman and Irish language scholar, was born at Ballyloughrane, near Listowel, co. Kerry, the second son of Anthony Raymond and his wife, Ann (née Taylor). The father was the second of the family to hold land in ...

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Renzy, Sir Matthew de (1577–1634), customs official and Gaelic scholar, was born in 1577 in 'Cullen' (probably Cologne), Germany. Having spent some time as a cloth dealer in Antwerp, he moved to London and lived there as a merchant stranger in ...