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    GRAHME, Henry (aft.1676-1707).

    had served as James II’s keeper of the privy purse, was sent to France, possibly to stay with his uncle Fergus, who held office at the court of St. Germain. He returned to England in 1698, and when in the

    GRAHAM, Sir James, 1st Bt. (1761-1824), of Netherby, Cumb.

    and independent of any set of connexions whatever’. He wished for some preferment in the church for his only brother, Fergus. At the end of the month the news of Addington’s reconciliation with Pitt brought his congratulations to the former,

    GRAHME (GRAHAM), James (1650-1730), of Levens Hall, Westmld.

    of King’s bench continued him on his recognizance. Grahme nevertheless maintained his connexions with St. Germain, where his younger brother Fergus was employed, and in December 1693 informed the exiled court that King James ‘must infallibly succeed’ if he invaded

    SMITH O'BRIEN, William (1803-1864).

    been passed.[footnote] He provided most of the drive and initiative behind the abortive project to improve the navigation of the Fergus as far as Ennis, where he continued to maintain a high profile.[footnote] He kept up his increasingly liberal-minded correspondence

    HUNT, Henry (1773-1835), of Middleton Cottage, Andover, Hants and 36 Stamford Street, Mdx.

    to reject the reform bill en masse. A mock funeral was held in Manchester, where in 1842 the Chartist leader Fergus O"Connor laid the foundation stone to a monument in his memory. The Manchester Chartists conveniently forgot that Hunt had

    MUSGRAVE, Sir Christopher, 4th Bt. (c.1631-1704), of Edenhall, Cumb.

    death, but the uncertainty it prompted led to the English ambassador in Paris reporting in November that James Grahme’s brother Fergus, who had served the exiled court in St. Germain, had been ‘sent over by Sir Christopher Musgrave, and other

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