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Friend [Freind], Sir John (bap. 1640, d. 1696), brewer and Jacobite conspirator, was baptized on 11 October 1640 at St Mary's Church, Whitechapel, the second, but first surviving, son of John Friend (d. 1665), brewer, of St Katharine by the Tower precinct, London...

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Gordon, Aloysius Lincoln [Lucky] (1931–2017), petty criminal, singer, and cook, was born in Kingston, Jamaica, on 6 May 1931, reputedly one of twenty-one children of Alfred Gordon, cook. He earned his nickname because his mother had a small ‘pools’ win on the day he was born. Few who encountered him outside his extended family counted themselves lucky to have done so....

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Watt, Robert (1761x8–1794), wine merchant and conspirator, was the illegitimate son of a 'respectable gentleman', and was brought up by a succession of guardians. He was educated at the Perth Academy, and moved about 1785 to Edinburgh to seek his fortune. Following a period as a clerk, and a failed attempt to forge a literary career, ...