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Anster, John (1793–1867), jurist and poet, was born in Charleville, co. Cork, the son of John Anster. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, in 1810, and obtained a scholarship in 1814. In Easter term 1824 Anster was called to the Irish bar; in the following year he took the degree of doctor of laws. In 1832 he married ...

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St George Tucker (1752–1827) by Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin, 1807–8 in the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art

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Tucker, St George (1752–1827), jurist and poet in the United States of America, was born on 29 June 1752 at Port Royal, Bermuda, the son of Henry Tucker, merchant, and Anne Butterfield. After receiving some education at home, he emigrated to Virginia in 1771 and enrolled as a student at the ...