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Allen, John (d. 1855), Irish nationalist and army officer, was a native of Dublin, where he was also for some time a partner in a drapery business. His participation in the United Irish movement brought him the unwanted attention of the authorities and he left ...


Lord Edward Fitzgerald (1763–1798) by Hugh Douglas Hamilton, c. 1796–8 National Gallery of Ireland


Fitzgerald, Lord Edward (1763–1798), Irish nationalist and army officer, was born on 15 October 1763 in London, the twelfth of nineteen children of James Fitzgerald, first duke of Leinster (1722–1773), and his wife, Emily Mary (1731–1814) [see Fitzgerald, Emilia Mary, duchess of Leinster...


Keugh, Mathew (c. 1744–1798), army officer and Irish nationalist, was born in co. Wexford. A loyalist acquaintance, Charles Jackson, claimed that Keugh was a drummer in the 33rd regiment during the American war. More certain is that Keugh rose from the ranks and was gazetted as an ensign in the ...