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Aaron Crossley Hobart Seymour

SEYMOUR, Aaron Crossley Hobart. b. County Limerick, Ireland, 19 December 1789; d. Bristol, 22 October 1870. He was the son of a vicar of Caherelly in the diocese of Cashel, Co. Tipperary, and the brother of the anti-Catholic polemicist Michael Hobart Seymour (1800-74). He received most of his education at home, and was drawn in early life into the Calvinistic ‘Connexion’, founded by Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon* (to whom ‘When Thou, my righteous judge, shall come’ has been attributed). Seymour later published a biography of the Countess, entitled The Life and Times of Selina, Countess of Huntingdon. By a Member of the Houses of Shirley and Hastings, in two volumes (1839). His...

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