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  • SIDNEY (or [[Sydney), Algernon]] (1622-1683), English politician, second son of Robert, 2nd earl of Leicester, and of Dorothy Percy, daughter of Henry, 9th earl of Northumberland, was born at Penshurst, Kent, in 1622.
  • In May 1636 Sidney went with his father to Paris, where he became a general favourite, and from there to Rome.
  • Whether this was intended by Sidney or no, it is certain that from this time he ardently attached himself to the Parliamentary cause.
  • Leaving London on 1st of February 1647, Sidney arrived at Cork on the 22nd.
  • That Sidney approved of the trial, though not of the sentence, there can, however, be little doubt, for in Copenhagen he publicly and vigorously expressed his concurrence.
 

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