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Hazlitt, Williamlocked

(1737–1820)
  • Duncan Wu

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Hazlitt, William (1737–1820), Unitarian minister and author, was born in Shronell, co. Tipperary, on 18 April 1737, the eldest son of John Hazlitt (b. 1710?), a flax factor from Antrim, and his wife, Margaret. His parents were Presbyterians inclining towards rational dissent, and his mother was keen for him to be educated for the ministry. After leaving his local grammar school ...

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