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Collingwood, George (c. 1679–1716), Jacobite insurgent, was born in Eslington, Northumberland, the eldest son of William Collingwood (c.1654–1715), gentleman, and Mary (b. 1659), daughter of Sir Richard Forster of Stokesley, second baronet. He held estates at Eslington worth approximately £900...

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Murphy, John (1753–1798), Roman Catholic priest and insurgent leader, was the youngest of four sons and one daughter born to Thomas Murphy and Johanna Whitty of Tincurry, near Ballycarney, co. Wexford. The family were tenant farmers and used their 70 acres of good land to produce grain and cured bacon for the thriving ...

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Nugent, William (1550–1625), insurgent, was born in Westmeath, probably at Clonin, the younger son of Richard Nugent, fourth Baron Delvin (1522/3–1559), and his wife, Elizabeth (d. in or before 1580), daughter of Jenico Preston, fifth Viscount Gormanston. His father was a member of the Irish council and ...

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Sir Phelim Roe O'Neill (1603–1653) by unknown engraver © National Portrait Gallery, London

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O'Neill, Sir Phelim Roe [Felim Ruadh] (1603–1653), landowner and insurgent, was the eldest son of Tirlough Oge O'Neill (d. 1608), landowner and heir to Sir Henry Oge O'Neill of Kinnard from co. Tyrone, and Catherine, daughter of Tirlough McHenry O'Neill of the ...

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Oxburgh, Henry (d. 1716), Jacobite insurgent, was a member of a Roman Catholic family of Bovin, King's county, Ireland, a cadet branch of the Oxburghs of Emneth, Norfolk. A Hewer Oxburgh (a name common to both English and Irish branches of the family) had almost ...