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Muspratt, James

Muspratt, James (1793–1886), chemical industrialist, was born 12 August 1793 in Dublin, third child and second son among six sons and two daughters of Evan Muspratt, cork-cutter, and Sarah Muspratt (née Mainwaring), both of Dublin, whose families came originally from England. After…

Muspratt, James Sheridan

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Myler, Robert

Myler, Robert (d. 1581), catholic martyr, was a sailor out of Wexford port. In early 1581 he was one of a number of sailors who attempted to find passage to the continent for James Eustace (qv), 3rd Viscount Baltinglass, then in…

Myles, Sir Thomas

Myles, Sir Thomas (1857–1937), surgeon and nationalist, was born 20 April 1857 in Limerick city, second son of John Myles (d. 1871), merchant, and his second wife, Prudence (d. 1904), daughter of William Bradshaw of Kylebeg, Co. Tipperary. Educated at…