Thom's Irish Who's Who/Orpen, Goddard Henry
ORPEN, Goddard Henry, Hon. Litt.D. Dublin University; M.R.I.A.; F.R.S.A.I. of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Law. Educ.: Tipperary Grammar School; Trinity College, Dublin (Classical Scholar, B.A.); called to the English Bar, 1877 (Studentship in Roman Law); one of the Founders of the Irish Texts Society; J.P. Co. Wexford; b. 8th May, 1852; fourth son of John Herbert Orpen, of St. Stephen's Green, Dublin, Barrister-at-Law; m. 18th August, 1880, Adela Elizabeth, only child of Edward Moore Richards, of Monksgrange, Co. Wexford, and has issue Edward R. Richards-Orpen, and Lilian Iris Orpen. Pubns.: The Song of Dermot and the Earl, an Old French poem on the Conquest of Ireland, translated and edited (1892); The Socialism of To-day, being a translation of Emile de Lavelaye's Socialisms Contemporain, with an account by the translator of Socialism in England; Ireland under the Normans, a History in four volumes (Clarendon Press, Oxon, 1911-1920); numerous papers on Irish Historical and Archaeological Subjects in the Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland the Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, the Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society, and the English Historical Review. Recns.: gardening. Res.: Monksgrange, Co. Wexford.