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Peter Burrowes (1753–1841) by unknown engraver, pubd 1849 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Burrowes, Peter (1753–1841), barrister and politician, was born at Portarlington, Queen's county, in 1753. There are no clear details as to his parentage and close family relatives, but in a letter of 9 May 1822 Lawrence Parsons, second earl of Rosse, informed John Freeman-Mitford, ...

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Butler, Simon (1757–1797), barrister and Irish nationalist, was born in July 1757, the third son of Edmund Butler, tenth Viscount Mountgarret (d. 1779), landowner and barrister, and his wife, Charlotte (d. 1778), daughter of Sir Simon Bradstreet and his wife, Ellen...

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Dobbs, Francis (1750–1811), politician and barrister, was born on 27 April 1750, the third son of Richard Dobbs, Church of Ireland clergyman, of Lisburn, co. Antrim, and Mary (d. 1775), daughter of William Young and widow of Cornet McManus; he was the nephew of ...

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Dobbs, William Cary (1806–1869), barrister and politician, was born in Belfast, the eldest of five children and only son of the Revd Robert Conway Dobbs and his wife, Wilhelmena Josepha, daughter of the Revd William Bristow, rector of Belfast. A scholar of Trinity College, Cambridge...

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Eadie [née Hearn], Ellice Aylmer (1912–2001), barrister and civil servant, was born on 30 June 1912 at Edmonton, St Patrick's Hill, Cork, the daughter of Robert Thomas Hearn (d. 1952), Church of Ireland clergyman, later bishop of Cork, and his wife, ...

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Thomas Addis Emmet (1764–1827) by T. W. Huffam, pubd 1843 (after Louis François Aubry, 1803) National Gallery of Ireland

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Emmet, Thomas Addis (1764–1827), barrister and Irish nationalist, was born on 24 April 1764 in Cork, the second of the four children of Dr Robert Emmet (1729–1802), state physician, and his wife, Elizabeth Mason (1740–1803). His younger brother was Robert Emmet (1778–1803), fellow United Irishman. The family moved to ...

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Goold, Thomas (1766–1846), barrister and politician, was born of a wealthy protestant family in Cork. He obtained his BA from Trinity College, Dublin, in 1786, and was called to the bar in 1791. He spent most of his inheritance of £10,000 in entertaining his friends (including ...

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Harvey, Beauchamp Bagenal (1762–1798), barrister and Irish nationalist, was born at Bargy Castle, co. Wexford, the son of Francis Harvey (d. 1792), barrister and landowner, of Bargy Castle, and Martha, daughter of the Revd James Harvey of Killan. He was tutored by ...