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Byrne, William Michael

Byrne, William Michael (1775–98), United Irishman, was son of Colclough Byrne of Drumquin and a Miss Galway of Cork, a descendant of the 1st duke of Ormond (qv). One of Wicklow's small catholic elite, he lived at Park Hill in the Glen of…

Bysse (Bisse), John

Bysse (Bisse), John (c.1602–1680), lawyer and judge, was the eldest son of Christopher Bysse of Dublin (d. 1614), second remembrancer of the exchequer, and his wife, Margaret (d. 1640), daughter of Alderman John Foster of Dublin. He attended…