John Philpot Curran

John Philpot Curran

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Philpot Curran was an Irish orator, politician and wit, born in Newmarket, County Cork. He was the son of James and Sarah Curran. A friend of the family, Rev. Nathaniel Boyse, arranged to have Curran educated at Midleton, County Cork. He studied law at Trinity College, Dublin and continued his legal studies at King's Inns and the Middle Temple. He was called to the Irish bar in 1775. Upon his first trial, his nerves got the better of him and he couldn't proceed. His short stature, boyish features, shrill voice and a speech impediment hindered his career, and earned him the nickname "Stuttering Jack Curran"show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134982881
  • 9786134982887