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Sir Samuel Romilly

Person  Male  Born 1757  Died 1818

Categories: Law

Law reformer. Born in Frith Street. Solicitor-General 1806. Caroline's Miscellany has done the research on his campaign to reduce the number of crimes with a mandatory death penalty. Kept 2 pet leeches. Suffering intense grief he committed suicide, at 21 Russell Square, a few days after his wife's death.

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Samuel Romilly

Sir Samuel Romilly, Knt., Solicitor-General 1806, occupied chambers here, 177...

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Sir Samuel Romilly

It was in this house that Romilly committed suicide.

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