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Henrique O'Neill

aka: 1st Viscount of Santa Mónica
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1823, Aug 31889, Nov 6
a Portuguese writer, jurist and politician. He was a very distinguished and literate person, who socialized with Alexandre Herculano, António Feliciano de Castilho and other worthies of the time, reached a position of a certain relief in Letters since he was a student, when he published poems in the Trovador, to which group he belonged. He translated and a...
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Sarah Osborne

aka: Osbourne, Osburne, Osborn, Warren, Prince
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1643 ca1692, May 10
one of the first women to be accused of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials of 1692. Sarah became one of the first accused of witchcraft at the beginning of the year 1692, when Betty Parris became ill with an unknown sickness. Both girls claimed that Sarah Osborne, along with Tituba and Sarah Good, had been afflicting them. Elizabeth (Betty) Hubbard also ac...
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James Otis Jr.

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1725, Feb 51783, May 23
a lawyer in colonial Massachusetts, a member of the Massachusetts provincial assembly, and an early advocate of the Patriot views against British policy that led to the American Revolution. His catchphrase "Taxation without representation is tyranny" became the basic Patriot position. The four tracts that he wrote during 1764–65 to protest British tax meas...
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