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Charles Eyre

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Charle's Eyre, King's printer

Born son of J. Eyre

1767 William Strahan negotiated to purchase one-third of the king's printer from Charles Eyre.

1784 Charles Eyre., King's printer, of Clapham, Surrey and William Strahan, King's printer, of London. sued James Cooper, bookseller, of Yarmouth, Norfolk, to prevent the printing of certain prayers; similar cases were brought against other defendants[1]

1794 of Clapham Common, died at Brighton[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] British History online
  2. The Times, Sep 19, 1794