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Ewart, Sir William, first baronet (1817–1889), linen manufacturer, politician, and philanthropist, was born on 11 November 1817 in Sydenham, on the outskirts of Belfast, the eldest son of William Ewart (1789–1873) and Mary Anne, née Rosen. He was educated at the Belfast Royal Academy...

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Edward Cecil Guinness, first earl of Iveagh (1847–1927) by Werner & Son, pubd 1903 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Guinness, Edward Cecil, first earl of Iveagh (1847–1927), brewer and philanthropist, was born at St Anne's, Clontarf, co. Dublin, on 10 November 1847, the youngest of the three sons of Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness (1798–1868), brewer, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1865)...