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date: 14 October 2019

Sullivan, Francis Stoughtonlocked

  • C. L. Falkiner
  • , revised by S. J. Skedd


Sullivan, Francis Stoughton (1715/16–1766), jurist, was born at Galway, the son of Francis Sullivan. He was educated at Waterford, under Dr Fell, before entering Trinity College, Dublin, on 25 January 1732, aged sixteen. Awarded a scholarship in 1734, he graduated BA in 1736 and was elected a fellow in 1738. His academic career continued to prosper and, having proceeded MA (1739) and LLB and LLD (1745), he was appointed regius professor of laws in 1750 and professor of feudal and English law in 1761. That year he published ...

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