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Philip Embury
Embury, Philip, Noted As The ?founder Of American Methodism, Was Born At Ballygarane, Ireland, In 1728. He Was A Carpenter By Trade, But Had The Irish Gift Of Ready Speech. He Be Came A Member Of The New Departure From The Established Church, Which Being More Democratic Had More Attrac ...

Philip Francis
Francis, Philip, Son Of The Dean Of Lismore, Ireland, Iwas Educated At Trinity College, Dublin, And After Hav Ing Taken Orders In The English Church He Removed To England And Established An Academy At Surrey And Through Lord Holland's Influence He Obtained Some Church Preferments. Francis Wrote The Tragedies Of ...

Philip Higgins
Higgins, Philip, A Learned Irish Franciscan, Who Flourished In The Middle Of The Fifteenth Century. He Was Educated On The Continent, And Be Came Noted As A Poet And Religious Wri Ter. He Was The Author Of Many Sacred Poems, And Other Works Of Great Merit Came From His Pen. ...

Philip Hone
Hone, Philip, A Prominent Chant And Politican Of The City Of New York, Of Irish Descent. To Him Is Mainly Due The Establishment Of The Merchantile Libraiy Association Of New York. He Was Mayor Of The City And Held Other Positions Of Honor And Trust. ...

Pierce Butler
Butler, Pierce, A Descendant Of The Ormond Family, Was Born In Ireland In 1744, And Came To America As An Of Ficer Of The British Army Previous To The Revolution. He Resigned His Commis Sion And Became An Ardent Supporter Of Colonial Rights. He Represented South Carolina In The Convention ...

Pierce M Butler
Butler, Pierce M., Son Of The Senator, Was Born In South Carolina In 1798. He Became A Popular And Able Politician Of The Democratic Party And Was Elected Governor Of South Caro Lina In 1838. On The Call For Volunteers For The Mexican War He Raised A Regiment And Greatly ...

Piercy Allen F Smyth
Strangford, Piercy Allen F. Smyth B, Viscount, Second Son Of The Foregoing, A Talented Miscellan Eous Writer, Was Boru In 1825, And Suc Ceeded His Elder Brother As Viscount. He Contributed Largely To The Literature Of The Day, And His Works Appeared In Two Vols, After His Death, "selected Writings, ...

Piercy Butler
Butler, Piercy, Or Piers Vi Count Galmoy And Earl Of Newcastle, A Distinguished Irish Officer Who Took Up Arms To Sustain James Ii, In Ireland, And Was One Of The Principal Command Ers At The Battle Of Boyne, Lost By The Imbecility Of James. He Was Also One Of The ...

Pold
Pold, Count Of Lucena And Duke Of Tetuan, One Of The Most Celebrated Of Spanish Generals, Was, It Is Needless To Say, Of Irish Descent, And Was The Son Of Lieut. Gen. Charles O'donnell, He Was Born At Santa Cruz, Island Of Ten Eriffe, Where His Father Was At The ...

Porter Rev Francis
Porter. Rev. Francis, An Irish Divine And Writer, Was Born In Meath, Ireland, About 1650, And Completed His Educati >n O I The Con»inent. He Enter Ed The Franciscan Order, And Was For Many Years Professor Of Theology In The College Of St. Isidore, Rome, And For A Time Its ...

Pottinger Sir Henry
Pottinger. Sir Henry, An Able And Successful British Diplomat And Legislator, Was Born In County Down, Ireland, In 1789, Went To India In Service Of The Company In 1804, And Rapidly Rose Through All Grades Of The Service By His Tact, Ability And Skill; Was "resident" In Cutch And Sinde ...

R A Butcher
Butcher, R. A., Rev. Sam'l, A Learned Protestant Divine Of The Es Tablished Church And Bishop Of Meath, Was The Son Of Vice Admiral Butcher, And Was Born In Ireland In 1811. He Received His Education At Trinity Col Lege, Dublin, And Was Elected A Fellow In 1837, And Professor ...

R C Vid
Vid, R. C. Bishop Of Kerry, Was Born In 1810, And Was Educated At Maynooth College, And Raised To The Priesthood, Earning A Reputation For Scholarship And Piety. He Was Consecrated Coadjutor Bishop Of Kerry In 1854, And Succeeded To The See In 1856. He Was Very Popu Lar With ...

Raphael Semmes
Semmes, Raphael, A Famous Confederate Naval Commander, Was Born In Charles County, Maryland, Of Irish Parents, Entered The United States Navy In 1826 As A Midshipman, Served In The Mexican War, And Volunteered On The Staff Of Gen Worth, So As To Be Actively Engaged In Battle. 1847. He Became ...

Rebecca Bryan
Bryan, Rebecca, Wife Of Dan'l Boon, The Celebrated Explorer And Am Erican Pioneer, Was Born In N. Carolina, Of Irish Parents, And Was A Worthy Mother Of A Hardy Race Of Heroes, And The Brave Sharer Of The Toil And Danger Of Her Enterprising Husband. She Died In Kentucky, After ...

Rebecca Motte
Motte, Rebecca, One Of The Heroines Of The American Revolution, Was The Daughter Of Mrs. Robert Bren Ton, A Beautiful, Accomplished And Pat Riotic Irish Lady Who Emigrated To Amer Ica In 1733, And Was Married In Charles Ton, South Carolina. Rebecca Was Born June 28, 1738, And In Her ...

Regina Maria Roche
Roche, Regina Maria, A Pop Ular And Talented Novelist, Was Born In Ireland In 1755 And Developed At An Early Age Fine Talents As A Writer. Among Her Works Are The Children Of The Abbey, 4 Volumes, A Justly Popular And Elegant Production Both As Regards Invention Of Plot, Chasten ...

Rence
Rence, A Distinguished American Naval Officer Of Irish Parentage, Was Born In Perth Amboy, New Jersey, November 30th, 1789. He Entered The Navy At An Early Age, And Was A Mid Shipman In 1809. When The War With Great Britain Broke Out In 1812, He Was First Lieutenant Of The ...

Rev Alexander Caison
Caison, Rev. Alexander, L L. D., A Talented And Distinguished Baptist Divine, Was Born In Ireland, 1776. He Was A Man Of Great Learning And Ability, And The Recognized Leader Of That Body In Ireland. He Died In 1844. ...

Rev Alexander Carson
Carson, Rev. Alexander, D. D., An Able Protestant Divine Of The North Of Ireland, Who Was Originally A Presbyterian, But Eventually Became A Baptist, And Was Followed By Many Of His Brethren. See " Caison," Rev. Alexander, Which Is Intended For "car Son. " ...

Rev Brophey
Brophey, Rev. George, A Noted And Learned Irish Divine, Was Born Near Kilkenny, Ireland In 1776. His Father Took Part In The Rebellion Of '98, And Was Present At The Battle Of Vinegar Hill, He Was Afterwards Captured And Executed By The British. Young Brop Hey Who From An Early ...

Rev Callanan
Callanan, Rev, Lawrence, An Able And Pious Franciscan Of The Last Century, Co-temporary And Friend Of Father, O'leary, Was Born In Cork In 1729, And Educated At The Convent Of St. Antony, Louvain. He Was For Many Years Prior Of His Order In His Native City. By His Advise And ...

Rev Charles Maguire
Maguire, Rev. Charles, An Irish Divine, Philosopher, Writer And Antiquarian, Was Born In Fermanagh, In 1435. He Was Prebendary Of Ar Magh And Dean Of Clogher, And Was Versed In All The Science Of His Day. He Was The Author Of Notes And Comments On The Ancient Mss., Preserved In ...

Rev Dr Usher
Usher, Rev. Dr., A Talented Irish Catholic Divine, Was Born In Dublin, About 1700, And Was A Grandson Of The Celebrated Archbishop Usher, The Great Protestant Divine. He Was Educated For The Established Church In Which His Grand-father Had So Distinguished Him Self, And The Promise Of A Brilliant Future ...

Rev G Ouseley
Ouseley, Rev. G., A Prominent Methodist Divine Was Born In Ireland In 1762, And Became Very Influential Amongst His Brethren At Home. He Preached In Irish As Well As English, And Was Eloquent And Popular. He Was Also An Author, But His Works Were More Noted For Bias Than Solidity. ...

Rev George Croly
Croly, Rev. George, D. D., A Talented And Eloquent Irish Protestant Divine, Poet And Writer, Was Born In Dublin, August, 1780, And Was Educat Ed At Trinity College In That City. After Graduating He Took Orders In The Epis Copal Church, And Soon Became Noted For His Eloquence As A ...

Rev Henry Fitzsimon
Fitzsimon, Rev. Henry, A Cel Ebrated Irish Jesusit, Who Received His Education F»n The Continent At The Irish College Of "douay" Where He Be Came Prof Esor Of Philosophy, And After Wards Was Sent On The Misson To His Native Land. He Was Stationed In Dub Lin About The Time ...

Rev James Bennett
Bennett, Rev. James, An Able And Learned Presbyterian Divine Of New Brunswick, Was Born In Lisburn, Coun Ty Down, Ireland, In 1817 And Received His Education In The Classical School Of The Royal Academical Institution Bel Fast, Then Under The Charge Of The Father Of Sir F. Hincks. Having Been ...

Rev James Ryder
Ryder, Rev. James, An Able And Learned American Catholic Divine, Was Born In Dublin In Oct. 1800; Came To The U. S. When A Boy With His Parents; Was Educated At Georgetown College, And There Entered The Jesuit Order As A Novice, Studied His Theology In Rome, And Was There ...

Rev John Abernethy
Abernethy, Rev. John, An Eminent Irish Dissenting Minister, Born At Coleraine In 1680. After Completing His Studies He Was Installed Into The Ministry At Antrim, Where He Remain Ed Till 1730, When He Removed To Dub Lin. He Was A Noted Controversialist And A Prolific Writer. His Works Were Held ...

Rev John Lynch
Lynch, Rev. John, And Able An Learned Irish Divine, Was Born In Gal Way About 1620. After Completing His Education On The Continent He Became A Priest, And Afterwards Archdeacon Of Tuam. In 1652 He Was Obliged To Abandon His Native Land And He Settled In France, Where He Devoted ...

Rev John Murray
Murray, Rev. John, A Presby Terian Divine And One Of The Ablest And Most Learned Men Of His Day In Amer Ica Was Born In Ireland In 1742, And After Completing His Education And Be Ing Licensed To Preach He Emigrated To America, And Settled At Booth Bay, In Maine, ...

Rev John Potts
Potts, Rev. John, One Of The Ablest And Most Popular Of Methodist Preachers In Canada, Was Born At Maguire's Bridge, County Fermanagh, Ireland, In 1838; He Emigrated To Am Erica In His Seventeenth Year, Intending To Settle In The South, He, However, Stopped In Canada To Visit Some Relatives And ...

Rev John Toomath
Toomath,rev. John, A Celebrat Ed Baptist Divine, Better Known As The "blind Preach R," Was Born In Ire Land And Came To This Country About 1850. He Gained Considerable Notice By His Earnest And Eloquent Style, And Lec Tured Widely In The United States. He Died In Brooklyn, March 18, ...

Rev Luke Wadding
Wadding, Rev. Luke, An Able An Learned Irish Priest, Was Born October 16, 1588 At Waterford, And Like Most Of The Irish Ecclesiastics Of Those Days Received His Education On The Continent, Principally In Spain And Portugal With The Jesuists, On Account Or The Penal Laws Which Made It Fe ...

Rev Moses Waddell
Waddell, Rev. Moses, An Irish American Presbyterian Divine Of Great Ability And Influence In The South," Was Born In 1770, Became President Of The Universily Of Georgia, And Was An Earnest And Able Educator. He Died In 1810. ...

Rev Peter Wadding
Wadding, Rev. Peter, A Cele Brated Irish Priest, Was Born In Ireland In 1580, Educated On The Continent, Be Came Chancellor Of The University Of Gratz, In Stiria, And Was The Author Of Many Learned Works, Written Principally In Latin. He Died In 1644. ...

Rev Stafford Brooke
Brooke, Rev. Stafford, A Talented Divine Of The Church Of Eng Land, Was Born In Dublin, In 1832, And Was Educated At Trinity College In That City, Where He Graduated In 1853. He Subsequently Received Orders. In 1857 He Became Curate Of St. Matthews, Marylabone, London, And Became Pop Ular ...

Rev Theobald Matiiew
Matiiew, Rev. Theobald, D. D., Known As The Great Apostle Of Tem Perance, Or Total Abstinence, Was Born In Tipperary, Ireland, 1790. After Completing His Education For The Sacred Calling To Which He Proposed To Devote His Life, He Joined The Order Of Capu Chins, Was Ordained Priest In 1814, ...

Rev Theophilus Brisay
Brisay, Rev. Theophilus, A Protestant Divine, And First Protestant Clergyman Who Was Stationed On Prince Edwards Island, Was Born In Tipper Ary, Ireland, In 1754, And Was Appoint Ed By Royal Warrant To The Parish Of Charlotte, In 1775. He Was Acting Gov. Of The Island For A Time, And ...

Rev Thomas Quinn
Quinn, Rev. Thomas, An Irish Jesuit And Patriot, Was Born In Dublin About 1600 And Educated In France, Where He Was Ordained. He Subsequent Ly Returned To His Native City, Where He Administered To The Spiritual Wants Of His Catholic Countrymen For Many Years, At The Risk Of His Life, ...

Rev Tiios K Burke
Burke, Rev. Tiios. K, A Learn Ed Irish Divine, Patriot And Scholar, And One Of The Most Eloquent Of Pulpit Orators, Was A Distinguished Member Of The Dominican Order, And Was Born In Galway, Sept. 8. 1830. The First Language He Spoke Was The Native Lan Guage Of His Race. ...

Rev Tristram Gilman
Gilman, Rev. Tristram, A Cele Brated Protestant Divine Of North Yar Mouth, Maine, Born In New Hampshire And Was The Son Of Rev. Nicholas Gil Man A Native Of Ireland. Tristram Grad Uated At Harvard In 1757, And Was An Eloquent Advocate Of Popular Rights And A Preacher Of Considerable ...

Rev W Patton
Patton, Rev. W, An Irish-ameri Can Presbyterian Divine Of Note, Was Born In Pennsylvania In 1798. He Was The Originator Of The Union Theological Seminary, And Of The Evangelical Alli Ance. ...

Rev W Stafford
Stafford, Rev. W.. A Distin Guished Canadian Priest, Remarkable For His Eloquence And Success In The Cause Of Total Abstainance, Was The Son Of A Wexford Emigrant And Was Born Near Perth, Canada, March 1st, 1832. He Received His Education At St. Theresa College, Where He Spent Six Years, And ...

Rev Walter Elliott
Elliott, Rev. Walter, An Able And Eloquent Catholic Divine, Of The Order Of "paulists," Was Born In Detroit, Michigan, Of Irish Parents, Jan'y 1842, Received His Early Education In His Native City, And Entered The Uni Versity Of Notre Dame, Indiana. De Siring To See Western Life, However, He Did ...

Rev William Briggs
Briggs, Rev. William, One Of The Most Prominent And Able Ministers Of The M. E. Church In Canada, Was Born In Ireland In 1830, And Became Connected With The Canadian Branch Of Bis Church In 1859. H Was Soon Re Cognized As One Of Its Ablest Members, And Is Highly ...

Rev William Malone
Malone, Rev. William, An Eminent And Learned Irish Jesuit, Was Born About 1575, And Received His Edu Cation On The Continent When He En Tered The Jesuit Order. For Upwards Of Twenty -four Years He Was On The Irish Mission, Residing Principally In Dublin, And Aided In The Erection Of ...

Rev William Starrs
Starrs, Rev. William, An Able American Catholic Divine, Was Born At Drumquin, County Tyrone, Ireland About 1810, Received A Ckssical Education And Entered Maynooth Col Lege, Where He Read Part Of His Theology, Came To The United States In 1828, And Completed His Theological Studies With The Sulpiciansat Baltimore, And ...

Rev William Tennent
Tennent, Rev. William A Noted And Able Presbyterian Divine, Was Born In Ireland, June 3, 1705, And Emigrated With His Father Who Brought His Family To America About 1720. His Elder Brother Gilbert Was Also A Minis Ter And Under Him He Studied Both Classics And Theology In New Jersey, ...

Rev William Thompson
Thompson, Rev. William, An Irish Divine, And Poet Of Considerable Merit, Was Educated For The Ministry And Became Protestant Dean Of Raphoe, Ireland. He Died About 1776. ...

Rev Wm Hunter
Hunter, Rev. Wm., D. D., A Talented Methodist Divine And Journ Alist, Was Born In Ireland In 1811. He Was For Many Vears Editor Of The Pitts Burgh "christian Advocate," And Was Also A Devotional Song Writer Of Merit. He Was One Of The Professors In Alle Ghany College, Pa. ...

Revedward Hincks
Hincks, Rev.edward, An Irish Archaologist, Born In Cork In 1792. He Studied Under His Father, Who Was Pro Fessor Of Hebrew And Head Master Of The Belfast Academy, Graduated At Trinity College, Dublin, In 1812, And Studied For The Ministry. He Gave Great Attention To Hieroglyphics, Both Egyp Tian And ...

Rey Thomas Maguire
Maguire, Rey. Thomas, An Able Irish Divine, Controversalist And Pulpit Orator, Was A Native Of Con Naught, Ireland, Born About 1795. Edu Cated For The Priesthood, And After Or Dination Was Stationed As A Curate In A Poor Country Parish In The Diocese Of Ililmore, County Leitrim. Those Were The ...

Rey William Byrne
Byrne, Rey. William, One Of Those Extraordinary Men Who In An Or Dinary Way Perform Wonderful Results, Was Born In County Wicklow, Ireland, In 1780. He Was The Oldest Of A Large Family, His Father Dying When Our Sub Ject Was Comparatively Young. The Care Of Largely Providing For The ...

Richard Belling
Belling, Richard, A Celebrated Irish Soldier And Writer, Was Born Near Dublin, In 1613. He Received His Pre Liminary Education In That City, And Completed His Classical Studies Under An Irsh Priest. He Afterwards Entered Lincoln Inn, Where He Remained Some Years, And Came Back To Ireland Learned In The ...

Richard Boyle
Boyle, Richard, Earl Of Bur Lington And Cork, Was Born In 1695,and Was A Man Of Liberal Mind And Exten Sive Knowledge, With Admirable Taste And Talent As An Architect. His Archi Tectural Designs Were Much Admired For Their Originality And Beauty. He Was The Friend Of Pope And The ...

Richard Brome
Brome, Richard, A Dramatist Of Considerable Merit, And Cotemporary And Friend Of Ben Johnson, Was A Na Tive Of Ireland, And On First Coming To England Hired Out As A Servant. He Wrote Fifteen Plays, Some Of Which Were Very Popular In Their Day. He Died In 1652. ...

Richard Butler
Butler, Richard, Second Son Of The 11th Earl Of Ormond An Irish Soldier And Patriot, Was Born In County Killkenny About 1610. He Was Among The Leaders In The Rebellion Of 1641, And Was Made Acting Governor Of Wexford And A Lieut. General In The Irish Forces. He Died 1701. ...

Richard C Trench
Trench, Richard C, D. D., A Celebrated And Talented Divine Of The Es Tablished Church, Was Born At Dublin, Ireland, Sept. 9, 1807. And Received His Education There, And At Trinity College, Cambridge, Where He Graduated 1829. He Then Traveled On The Continent, Re Turned To England And Took Orders, ...

Richard Cosway
Cosway, Richard, One Of The Original Members Of The Royal Acade My Of Art, Was Born In Ireland, About 1730. In Miniature Painting, Which He Made A Specialty Of, He Was Without A Rival. Some Of His Larger And More Pretentious Wo-ks In Oil Are Not Without Great Merit. His ...

Richard Creagh
Creagh, Richard, A Learned Irish Divine Scholar And Confessor, Was Educated At Louvain, And Was Consecra Ted In Rome Archbishop Of Armagh. He Was The Author Of "treatise On The Irish Language," "ecclesiastical His Tory," A Controversal Work, "chronicle Of Ireland, And Lives Of Irish Saints, * Etc., Etc. He ...

Richard D Spaight
Spaight, Richard D., Son Of The Foregoing Was Born At Newbern, North Carolina In 1796; Graduated At The University Of That State In 1815, And -early Distinguished Himself By His Talents And Eloquence, Was State Senator At A Very Earlv Age, Serving From 1820 To '22, Afterwards Continuously From 1824 ...

Richard Deasy
Deasy, Richard, Ll. D., A Prominent And Able British Statesman And Jurist, Was Born In Ireland In 1812, Educated At Trinity College, Dub Lin, And Was Called To The Bar In 1835. He Became Queens Counsel In 1849, And Sergeant At Law In 1858. The Following Year He Was Made ...

Richard Doyle
Doyle, Richard, Son Of The Pre Ceeding, A Talented "british" Artist, And One Of The Greatest Of Caracaturists, Was Born In London In 1826. He Received A Liberal Education, And Developing Kindred Talents To His Father, He Had The Exceptional Advantage Of His Instruc Tion And Experience In The Rare ...

Richard Francis Burton
Burton, Richard Francis, One Of The Most Celebrated Explorers And Authors Of Modern Times, Was "born At Tuam, Ireland, In 1821, And Entered The Indian Army As A Lieutenant In 1842. While Stationed Near Bombay, He Spent Some Time In Exploring The Geological Formation Of The Neilgherry Hills. He Served ...

Richard Head
Head, Richard, An Irish Dra Matist And Writer Of Talent Of The 17th Century, Was The Author Of Some Popu Lar Plays In His Day And Of Other Works Of Merit. He Died In 1678. ...

Richard Henry Wilde
Wilde, Richard Henry, A Distinguished American Lawyer, Orator And Poet, Was Born In Dublin Sept. 24, 1789. He Emigrated To America At An Early Age With His Parents, Who Settled In Baltimore, Where He Was Instructed In The Rudiments Of Knowledge By His Mother. In His Eleventh Year He En ...

Richard Hines
Hines, Richard, An Able And Prominent Politician And Legislator Of North Carolina, Was Of Irish Descent, And Born In That State. By His Native Ability, Energy And Push, He Raised Him Self To An Enviable Position, And Repre Sented His District In Congress For A Number Of Years, Commencing In ...

Richard I Manning
Manning, Richard I., A Distin Guished Citizen Of South Carolina, Was Of Irish Parentage And Born In That State May 1st, 1789; Was Educated In The State University At Columbia, And On The Breaking Out Of The War Of 1812, With The Eclat Of A True American Celt, He Raised ...

Richard Kirwin
Kirwin, Richard, A Celebrated Geologist, Mineralogist And Chemist, Of Galway, Ireland, Born About 1650. He Studied In Dublin And Completed His Education At St. Omers. He Soon Ac Quired A High Reputation For Scientific Knowledge And Became A Member Of The Royal Society, And Of Many Conti Nental Scientific Bodies; ...

Richard Potts
Potts, Richard, An Irish-am Erican Patriot Of The Revolution, Early Opposed British Aggsession In Maryland And Took An Important Part In Rousing The People To Resistance. He Was A Dele Gate To The Continental Congress And Also Governor Of Maryland In 1781 And 1782, And On The Adoption Of The ...

Richard Robt Madden
Madden, Richard Robt., M. D., A Talented Irish Writer Historian And Traveller, Was Born In Dublin In 1798, Received A Thorough Classical Education And Took His Medical Degree. He Afterwards Travelled Extensively In Turkey, Asia Minor And Egypt, And Returning Became A Fellow Of The Roy Al College Of Surgeons. ...

Richard Smith
Smith, Richard, A Successful And Talented American Journalist Was Born In Ireland, 1823. He Was Super Intendent Of The Cincinnati Chamber Of Commerce In 1849, And Became Editor And Proprieter Of The Cincinnati Ga Zette, One Of The Most Important Repub Lician Papers Of The West, A Position He Still ...

Richard Stannyhurst
Stannyhurst, Richard, A Learned Irish Divine, Was Born In 1546. He Was Uncle To The Celebrated Arch Bishop Usher And Being Connected With Influencial Protestants, He Remanied For Some Years In Dublin, After Pursuing A Course Of Studies At Oxford. To Be More Free To Practice His Religion, He, However, ...

Richard Sullivan
Sullivan, Richard, A Distin Guished Irish Patriot, Scholar And Writer, Was A Brother Of Alex. M., And For A Time One Of The Editors Of The Dublin Nation. He Was Educated In The Catholic University Of Ireland And Graduated With High Reputation For Ability And Scholarship. He Perhaps Was The ...

Richard Talbot
Talbot, Richard, Duke Of Tyrconnel, An Irish Patriot And Soldier, Was Bora About 1680. He Was Chief Governor Of Ireland Under James Ii., And Served That Unworthy Monarch To The Last. Lady Morgan Says Of Him, "two Qualities He Possessed* In An Emi Nent Degree, Wit And Valor, And If ...

Richard Vincent Whelan
Whelan, Richard Vincent, D. D., Bishop Of Wheeling, Va., Was Born At Baltimore Of Irish Parents Jan. 29, 1809, Received His Education At Mount St. Mary's College, Emmetts Burg, Md., Where He Afterwards Held A Chair, And Was Prefect Of Studies. He Studied His Theology In Paris With The Sulpicians ...

Richard White
White, Richard, Earl Of Ban Try, Was Born At Bantry, County Cork, Aug 6, 1767. He So Greatly Distin Guished Himself In Successful Y Oppos Ing The Landing Of The French Fleet At Bantry Bay. In 1797. That He Received The Honors Of The Peerage And Was Created Earl Of ...

Richd Alleyn
Alleyn, Rich'd, I., A Gallant Naval Officer Of The English Service, Was Born In Cork, In 1782, And Entered The Navy In His Thirteenth Year. He Distin Guished Himself On Various Occasions, Especially In The Harbor Of Muros, Spain, When Even Under The Protection Of Bat Teries On Shore, He ...

Rick Maurice
Rick Maurice, Marshal Of France, Duke Of Magenta And President Of The French Republic, And One Of The Most Illustrious Of Modern Generals, Was Born In Sully, France, June 13, 1808; Was Of Irish Extraction, His Grandfather, John Patrick Mcmanon, Having Been Com Pelled To Forsake His Native Land With ...

Rick
Rick, Archbishop Of Dublin, Succeeded Dr. Lincoln, And Was A Native Of Dublin, Born In 1693, And Was Educated On The Continent. He Returned To His Native City When He Enforcement Of The Penal Code Was Relaxed, And Become Pastor Of St. Audeon's, And Dean Of Dublin. On The Death ...

Rick_2
Rick, An Eminent Archbishop Of Dub Lin, Who Suceeded Peter Talbot Three Years After His Death, Aug. 1683. He Was Educated On The Continent, Where He Acquired Fame By His Great Ability And Zeal. He Leturned To Ireland Dur Ing The Cessation Of Violent Persecution In The Days Of Charles ...

Rick_3
Rick, One Of The Most Eloquent Of Catholic American Divines, Was Born In Ireland About 1830 And Early Gave Evi Dence Of Those Brilliant Qualities Which Distinguishes Him To-day. He Made His Classical And Theological Studies At Home And Graduated With A High Reputation For Ability, Eloquence And Scholarly Parts. ...

Right Hon Geo Canning
Canning, Right Hon. Geo., One Of The Ablest Of British States Men, And Most Polished Of Orators, Was The Son Of An Irish Barrister, A Man Of Talent And No Mean Poet, Was Born In London, April 11, 1770. His Father Died While Our Subject Was Still But A Child, ...

Rington
Rington, A Talented And Popular Irish Lawyer And Author, Was Born At Fane Valley, County Louth, Ireland, In 1834, And Was Educated Partly At Stouy Hurst College, England, And Trinity College, Dublin; Was Called To The Irish Bar, And Practiced With Success In The Northern Circuit, In Which He Became ...

Rob Clayton
Clayton, Rob., A Distinguished Irish Divine Of The Established Church, And Bishop Of Clogher, Was An Author Of Some Note On Historical And Religious Subjects. Among Others, Introduct On To The History Of The Jews, Etc. He Died In 1758, Aged 63 Years. ...

Robert Adair
Adair, Robert, Of Holybrook, In The County Of Wicklow, Was Descend Ed From Robert, Elder Son Of The Fourth Earl Of Kildare, Who, In A Family Quar Rel, Killed In Single Combat "the White Knight," Son Of Gerald, Earl Of Des Mond, At A Place Called The Ford Of Ath-dare, ...

Robert Adrain
Adrain, Robert, A Celebrated Irish Patriot, Mathematician And Scholar, Was Born In Ireland In 1775, Received His Education In Dublin, And Became One Of The United Irishmen. He Had To Flee His Country, And Came To The United States About The Same Time As Thomas Addis Emmet. He Shortly Afterwards ...

Robert Barker
Barker, Robert, Inventor Of The Panorama, Was Born In Kells, Ireland, About 1740, And Was A Miniature And Portrait Painter Of Merit. It Was While Practicing His Art In Edinburgh, About 1785, That He Conceived The Idea Of Repre Senting Landscape And Scenery By Means Of A Moving Picture. The ...

Robert Barnewell
Barnewell, Robert, Baron Trimlestown In The County Of Meath, A Physician And Scholar Of Eminence, Was Born In County Meath About 1700. After His Preliminary Studies He Went To The Continent To Complete His Education. He Afterwards Took Up The Study Of Me Dicine And Pursued It With Great Suc ...

Robert Bell
Bell, Robert, A Writer Of Great Versatility And Talent, Was Born In Cork, Ireland, 1800, And For A Time Was Editor In-chief Of A Government Organ, Mis Called "the Patriot." He Was After Wards Editor Of The Atlas, And In 1839 He Started The Morning Chronicle, In Conjunction With Sir ...

Robert Bentley Todd
Todd, Robert Bentley, Brother Of The Foregoing, An Eminent Physician, Was Born In Dublin, In 1809, And Educated At Trinity College. Dub Lin, Studied Medicine And Seitled In London For Practice, 1831. His Suc Cess And Skill Soon Earned For Him An Extensive Practice And Matchless Repu Tation, And He ...

Robert Blake
Blake, Robert, One Of The Most Celebrated Of British Admirals, Was A Descendant Of The Galway Family Of Irish Blakes, (seeburke'speerages,&c.,) And Was Born At Bridgwater, England, And Was Educated At Oxford About The Year 1640. He Was Elected A Member Of Parliament In 1640, And In The Strug Gle ...

Robert Boyle
Boyle, Robert, One Of The Most Eminent Of Modern Philosophers And Scientists, Ranking With Newton And Bacon, Was The Seventh Son Of The Cele Brated Earl Of Cork, And Was Born At V Lismore, Ireland, January 26, 1626. He Received His Education Partially At Eaton, Which Was Perfected By Private ...

Robert Brady
Brady, Robert, A Physician And Historian Of The Reign Of James Ii, Was Born At Norfolk, Of Irish Extraction, Edu Cated At Cain's College, Cambridge, Of Which College He Became Master And Regius Professor Of Physic. He Was Al So Keeper Of The Records In The Towers, Physician To James ...

Robert Craggs Nugent
Nugent, Robert Craggs, Earl Of, A Poet Of Merit And Member Of The British Parliament, Was Born In Westmeath, Ireland. The Family Be Ing Catholic, And He Being Brought Up As Such, Was Ineligible Under The Penal Laws To Sit As A Member Of Parliament. The Temptation To Seek Glory ...

Robert D D Traill
Traill, Robert. D. D., A Talent Ed Church Of England Divine, Was Born At Lisburn, Ireland July 15, 1793, Graduated At Trinity College, Dublin, About 1817, Studied For The Ministry And Took Orders In The Church Of England 1820; Held A Parish In Cork In 1830, And Was Stricken With ...

Robert Edward King
King, Robert Edward, Second Son Of The Earl Of Kingston, Vicount Lorton, A Distinguished General Of The British Army, Was Born In The County Of Roscommon, Ireland, Aug. 1773. After Completing His Education He En Tered The Army And Soon Became Noted For Capacity And Courage, And Distin Guished Himself ...

Robert Ellis Thompson
Thompson, Robert Ellis, An Eminent American Presbyterian Divine And Scholar, Was Born Near Lurgan, Ireland, In 1844, And Came To The "united States With His Parents, Who, In 1857,settled In Philadelphia. He Entered The University Of Pennsylvania, Where He Graduated In 18g5, And Commenced The Study Of Theology In A ...