1922 Encyclopædia Britannica/Lawless, Emily

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LAWLESS, EMILY (1845-1913), Irish novelist and poet, was born at Lyons, co. Kildare, June 17 1845. She was the daughter of the 3rd Baron Cloncurry and wrote a number of novels and verses dealing with Irish life. Of her novels Hurrish (1886), With Essex in Ireland (1890) and Grania (1902) are the most important, and of her verses With the Wild Geese (1902) is the best-known volume. She was given an hon. degree at Dublin University in 1905. She died at Gomshall, Surrey, Oct. 19 1913.