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Brampton, Sir Edward [Duarte Brandão] (c. 1440–1508), soldier and merchant, was born in Lisbon c.1440, reputedly the illegitimate son of Rui Barba and the wife of a Jewish blacksmith. About 1468 he travelled to England and converted to Christianity. As was usual in such cases, the ...

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Reilly, Sidney George [formerly Shlomo ben Hersh Rozenblium] (1874–1925), spy, dubbed the Ace of Spies, was born Shlomo (Solomon) ben Hersh Rozenblium on 24 March 1874 in Bedzin, Piotrków Guberniia, Russian Poland, the only son of Hersh (Grigory) ben Yakov Rozenblium...