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date: 27 September 2020

Joy, Henrylocked

  • Brigitte Anton


Joy, Henry (1719/20–1789), newspaper proprietor and benefactor, was born in Belfast, the first of three children of Francis Joy (1697–1790), printer and paper maker, and his wife, Margaret (1690–1745), daughter of Robert Martin of Belfast. The family was descended from Calvinist stock who moved to ...

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