A Compendium of Irish Biography

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A Compendium of Irish Biography; comprising sketches of distinguished Irishmen, and of eminent persons connected with Ireland by office or by their writings.  (1878) 
by Alfred Webb

A


COMPENDIUM OF IRISH BIOGRAPHY;


COMPRISING SKETCHES OF


DISTINGUISHED IRISHMEN,


AND OF


EMINENT PERSONS CONNECTED WITH IRELAND BY

OFFICE OR BY THEIR WRITINGS.




BY

ALFRED WEBB





'And if I have done well, and as is fitting the story, it is that which I desired: but if slenderly and meanly, it is that which I could attain unto."— II. Mac. XV. 38.





DUBLIN:

M. H. GILL & SON, SACKVILLE-STREET.


MDCCCLXXVIII

I dedicate this Book to the Memory of my Father

RICHARD DAVIS WEBB

WHO

DEEPLY INTERESTED IN ITS PLAN AND INCEPTION

HAS NOT LIVED TO SEE ITS COMPLETION

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This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.