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Robert Emmet
Emmet, Robert, One Of The Most Eminent Of Irish Patriots And Orators, Was The Son Of A Physician, And Born At Cork In 1780. While Still A Boy He Took An Active Part In Discussing The Condition Of Affairs In Ireland, Became Associated With The United Irishmen, And Was An ...

Robert G Hayne
Hayne, Robert G., One Of The Most Eloquent Of American Statesmen And Lawyers, Was Another Scion Of The South Carolina Irish Family Of That Name, And Was Born In The Suburbs Of Charleston, Nov. 10, 1791. He Receiv Ed As Good An Education As The Limited Means Of His Poor ...

Robert Goodloe Harper
Harper, Robert Goodloe, An Eminent American Lawyer Was Bom In Virginia About 1760 Of Irish Parents But Removed With Them When Very Young To North Carolina. His Parents Being Poor, His Advantages Up To His Be Coming Of Age Were Limited, But In The Face Of Many Discouraging Obstacles He ...

Robert M D Blake
Blake, Robert M. D. A Physi Cian, And Surgeon Dentist Of Great Skill, Was Born In Dublin, About 1775, He Studied Dentistry Under His Uncle, The Elder Hudson, And Became The Most Skillful And Scientific Dentist Of His Age, And Practiced With Great Success In Edin Burg And Elsewhere. He ...

Robert M Patterson
Patterson, Robert M., M.d., Son Of The Foregoing, Was A Distinguish Ed Scientist; Born In Philadelphia 1786 And Graduated At The University Of Pennsylvania In 1804, Graduated In Medicine In 1808; Studied Chemistry Under Davy And Became Professor Of That Chair And Also Of Natural Philosophy In His Alma Mater, ...

Robert Maguire
Maguire, Robert, A Distin Guished Irish Divine Of The Established Church, Was Born In Dublin In 1826; Graduated At Trinity College With The Highest Honors In 1846, And Studied For The Ministry; Became Curate Of St. Nicholas In Cork In 1849, And Going To England Beeame Vicar Of Clerkenwell* 1857. ...

Robert Molesworth
Molesworth, Robert, Vis Count, A Statesman And Diplomat, Was Born In Dublin In 1656, And Educated At Trinity College In That City. He Opposed James Ii. , Who Caused His Estates To Be Confiscated, But On He Settlement Of Af Fairs Under William Iii, He Was Rein Stated, Made A ...

Robert Mossom
Mossom, Robert, A Learned Irish Divine Of The Established Church, Who Suffered From The Hands Of Covenanters, But After The Restoration Was Made Bishop Of Londonderry, And Received Other Irish Preferments. He Was A Vo Luminous Writer, And Amongst His Works Are "life Of George Wild, Bishop Of Derry," "the ...

Robert Ohara Burke
Burke, Robert O'hara, A Cel Ebrated Australian Explorer And Traveler, Was Born In Ireland In 1821. He First Entered The Military Service Of Austria, But Afterwards Returned To Ireland, And Accepted A Government Position. He Next Went To Australia, And Became Public Inspector At Melbourne, But Again Returned Home, And ...

Robert Patterson
Patterson, Robert, Ll.d., A Distinguished American Patriot And Scholar, Was Born In Ireland, May 30, 1743. He Came To Philadelphia In 1708, Was An Instructor In Wilmington, Del Aware, In 1774, And A Strong Advocate Of Colonial Rights. On The Breaking Out Of The War Of The Revolution, He Raised ...

Robert Philson
Philson, Robert, A Distinguish Ed Citizen Of Pennsylvania, Was A Native Of Donegal, Ireland, Who Emigrated To Philadelphia At An Early Day, And Rose To Distinction By His Ability. He Was Sent To Congress In 1819 And Held Other Prominent Positions. ...

Robert Smith
Smith, Robert, D. D., An Able Presbyterian Divine, Of Pennsylvania, Was Born In Ireland In 1723, And Emi Grated To America With His Parents, Who Settled In Chester County ; At An Early Day. He Was Educated At The School Of Dr. Blair, Whose Sister He Married, And Entered The ...

Robert Walsh
Walsh, Robert, Ll. D„ An Able And Learned American Journalist, Historian And Writer, Was Born In Bal Timore Of Irish Parents In 1784, Was Educated At Baltimore And At George Town College, And Then Traveled In Eu Rope. He Returned In 1805 And Studied Law With Robert G. Harper, But ...

Robert Walsh_2
Walsh, Robert, Ll. D., A Learned Irish Divine Of The Established Chnrch, Was Born In Ireland In 1785 And Educated At Trinity College, Dub Lin, And Afterwards Took Orders. He Published A "history Of The City Of Dublin" In Conjunction With Warbur Ton And Whitelaw. He Was Chaplain Of The ...

Robert Wood
Wood, Robert, An Eminent Irish Scholar, Traveler And Archaeologist, Was Born In 1716, And Traveled For Some Years In The East. He Is The Author Of "descriptions Of The Ruins Of Pal Myra And Balbec," Besides Other Notes On Travel And Ancient Researches. He Died In 1771. ...

Robt Bonner
Bonner, Rob't., One Of The Most Successful Of Newspaper Men, And Pro Prietor Of The N. Y. Ledger, Was Born In Ireland, Apr. 28, 1824. He Came To This Country When About 15 Years Of Age To An Uncle Living In Connecticut. He Entered The Office Of The Hartford Courant ...

Robt Fulton
Fulton, Robt., An Eminent Am Erican Engineer And Projector, Of Irish Parents, His Father Having Been A Native Of Kilkenny, Was Born In Pennsylvania In 1765. He First Was Apprenticed To A Jeweler, But Displaying Considerable Ar Tistic I Q Lents, He Turned His Attention To Miniature Painting, And After ...

Roderick Cassidy
Cassidy, Roderick, A Learned Irish Divine And Writer Of The Sixteenth Century. He Was Held In High Esteem As A Canonist, Theologian, Philosopher .and Historian. He Was Arch Deacon Of Clogher, And Author Of The Last Part Of The Annals Of Ulster, Called By Usher "ultonienses." This Work Commenced With ...

Roland Baron
Baron, Roland, An Irish Divine, Was Of The Noble Family Of The Fitzger Alds Of Kilkenny, And Was Archbishop Of Cashel, Which He Ruled With Great Wisdom And Prudence, In Troublesome Times. He Died In The First Year Of Elizabeth's Reign, And Before Her Exter Minating Policy Had Commenced In ...

Rory The Great
Rory The Great, A Celebrated Monarch Of Ireland, B. C, 87. He Was Of The Race Of Ir. Kings Of Ulster, And The First Of That Family Who Became Monarch Of Ireland. From His Days Down, His Tribe Or Race Was Known As Clanna-rory (children Of Rory). ...

Rothe Act Ii
Rothe Act Ii., An Irish Monarch Who Flourished About B. O. 650, Was Said To Have Been The First To Invent Chariots, Which He Constructed To Hide The Deformity Of His Legs, Which The Sides Of The Chariot Hid From View, Thus Enabling Him To Appear In Public With Out ...

Rt Hon James Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald, Rt. Hon. James, An Eminent Lawyer And Distinguished Irish Patriot, Was Born About 1742, And After Completing His Studies, Was Called To The Bar In 1769, And Made A Prime Sergeant In 1786. He Acquired An Ex Tensive Practice, And Was Probably The Most Successful Lawyer Of His Day ...

Rt Rev Dr Edmund
Burke, Rt. Rev. Dr. Edmund, A Learned And Distinguished Canadian Catholic Divine, Was Born In County Kildare In 1758, Was Educated On The Continent And For Some Time Taught With Distinction In The University Of Paris. He Returned To Ireland, And For A Few Years Ministered In Kildare. In 1780, ...

Rt Rev Francis Gartland
Gartland,rt. Rev. Francis, D. D., An American Catholic Divine And First Bishop Of Savanah, Was Born In Ireland In 1805, Emigrated To The United States And Entering The Priesthood, Be Came Noted For Ability And Zeal. In 1850 He Was Raised To The Episcopacy, And Died Sep. 20, 1854. ...

Rt Rev George Conroy
Conroy, Rt. Rev. George, An Able And Learned Irish Bishop, Was Born In Armagh, 1832, And Received His Early Classical Education At Home, But Finish Ed His Studies In The College Of The Pro Paganda, Rome, Where He Took A Doc Tors Degree. On Returning To Ireland, He Was Appointed ...

Rt Rev John England
England, Rt. Rev. John, One Of The Most Able And Illustrious Of The Catholic Bishops Who Ever Adorned The Church In America, Was Born At Cork, Ireland, September 23, 1786. He Re Ceived His Early Education In A Protes Tant School, Catholic Schools In That Day Being Not Fully Relieved ...

Rt Rev John Timon
Timon, Rt. Rev. John, D.d.,the First Bishop Of Buffalo, An Able And Learned Catholic American Divine, Was Born At Conewago, Pennsylvania, Feb. 12, 1797. Of Irish Parents, (james Timon And Margaret Leddy,) Who Had Emigrated From County Cavan, Ire Land. When John Was Five Years Old The Family Removed To ...

Rt Rev Thomas Dd
Foley, Rt. Rev. Thomas D.d., An Able And Eloquent Irish American Divine, Was Born In Baltimore Of Irish Parents March 6th, 1822. He Was Ed Ucated At Mount St. Mary's College, Baltimore, And At The Theological Sem Inary Of St. Sulpice When He Was Ele Vated To The Priesthood Aug. ...

Rt Rev Thos F
Hendricken, Rt. Rev. Thos. F., D. D., A Learned And Able Roman Catholic Bishop Of Providence, Was Born In Ireland In 1827, Emigrated To The United States And Was Educated For The Priesthood In Which Sacred Office He Served For About Twenty Years, Be Coming Noted For Ability, Zeal And ...

Rt Rev Walter A
Shirley, Rt. Rev. Walter A. An Eminent Divine Of The Established Church, Was Born At Westport Ireland 1797 And Was Educated At Oxford. He Fained A Prize For An Able Essay On 'the Tudy Of Moral Evidence'and Afterwards Became One Of The Examiners Of Oxford. In 1846 He Was Selected ...

Rt Rev William Quarter
Quarter, Rt. Rev. William, D.d., An Able Catholic American Divine, Was Born In Killurine, King's County, Ireland, Jan. 24, 1806. Like So Many Others Eminent For Piety And Learning, He Was Mainly Indebted To A Pious And Zealous Mother For The Early Lessons Which Moulded The Future Prelate. Out Of ...

Rumold St
Rumold St., Bishop Of Dublin And Afterwards Of Malines In Brabant. He Was The Son Of An Irish Prince And Was Baptized By Gualafir, Bishop Of Dublin Under Whom He Was Also Edu Cated. He Embraced A Religious Life And Was Nominated Bishop Of Dublin. He Set Out For Rome ...

Saint Asicus
Asicus, Saint, A Disciple Of St. Patrick, And First Bishop Of Elphin. He Appears To Have Been An Artist, And Skill Ed In Working In Gold. He Early Be Came A Convert, And Followed Patrick For Sometime, Increasing In Grace And Fervor. He Possessed An Extraordinary Spirit Of Self-denial, And ...

Saint Benignus
Benignus, Saint, Bishop Of Armagh, And First Successor Of St. Pa Trick In That See; Was Son Of Singen,one Of The Chief Men Of Meath, And Who Hos Eitably Received Saint Patrick, When On Is Journey To The Court Of King Lag Haire In 433. Our Future Saint, Then A ...

Saint Brendan
Brendan, Saint, Of Birr, A Man Eminent For His Learning And Sanctity, Was The Son Of Loralgine, A Member Of A Distinguished Family Of Munster. He Became A Disciple Of St. Finian, Of Clo Nard, By Whom He Was Held In The Highest Honor For His Virtues, Learning And Supernatural ...

Saint Bridget
Bridget, Saint, One Of The Most Eminent Of The Irish Saints, Was Born About 453. Her Father's Name Was Dubtach And Her Mother's Brochessa, And Were Said To Have Been Christians At The Time Of Our Saint's Birth ; This Is Opened To Doubt As According To The Most Ancient ...

Saint Brieuc
Brieuc, Saint, Was Born In Ire Land And Flourished In The 5th Century. He Went To The Continent To Preach The Gospel, And Founded A Monastery Which Was The Origin Of The Present Town Of That Name In The Department Of Cote Du-nord-france. He Converted Large Nnmbers Of The Franks ...

Saint Cailan
Cailan, Saint, First Bishop Of Down Was Probably A Disciple Of Pat Rick, Was For A Time Abbot Of A Monas Tery At Neudrum, The Situation Of Which Is'now Unknown , And Was Placed Over Th E See Of Down About The Year 500, Which He Governed For Upwards Of ...

Saint Columba
Columba, Saint, Of Tirdiglas, Abbot And Founder Of A Celebrated Mon Astery Of That Name, Was The Son Of A Princely Family Of Leinster, And Became Disciple Of St. Finian Of Clonard. After Completing His Studies He Associated With Himself Three Other Holy Youths Named Coemharn, Finian And Mocu Men, ...

Saint Conlaeth
Conlaeth, Saint, First Bishop Of Kildare, The Establishment By St. Bridget Of Her Own Community At Kil Dare, After Her Travels Through Ireland, Organizing Holy Women Into Religious Communities, Soon Made The Place Fa Mous, And It Grew Rapidly, Especially In Religious Importance, And At Her Request It Was Placed ...

Saint Declan
Declan, Saint, A Contemporary Of St. Patrick, And Bishop Of Ardmore. He Was A Son Of Ere, A Chief Of Water Ford. It Is Said That His Future Holiness Was Predicted By Coleman, A Holy Mis Sionary, Who Happened To Be Preaching In The Neighborhood At The Time Of His ...

Saint Enda
Enda, Saint, Of Arran, Was Des Cended Of The Princely House Of Orgiel, And Was Brother-in-law To King Aengus. He Was In His Youth A Disciple Of St. Patrick And Also Received Instructions From St. Ailbe Of Emly. He Also Trav Eled To Rome And Is Said To Have Been ...

Saint Finian
Finian, Saint, Was The Son Of Christian Parents, And Descended From A Noble Family. Ware Says He Was Bap Tized By St. Abban And Educated In His Youth Under St. Fortkern, Bishop Of Trim, Who Taught Him The Offices Of The Church And Other Biblical Learning, But As He Was ...

Saint Fridolinus
Fridolinus, Saint, An Eminent Irish Missionary, Was Converted In The Time Of St. Patrick, And Was The Son Of An Irish King. After Embracing A Re Ligious Life And Being Elevated To The Priesthood, He Traveled On The Continent Preaching The Gospel To The Heathens. He Went Through France And ...

Saint Guinifort
Guinifort, Saint, Whose Feast According To The Roman Martyrology Is Kept At Pavia, August 1st. His Acts Written By Mombriteus Says He Was Of Noble Parents In Scotia, Where He Was Converted To The Christian Religion With His Brother Guribald And Two Sisters And Came Into Germany Where They All ...

Saint Ibar
Ibar, Saint, An Abbot And Bishop Was Co-temporary With St. Patrick. It Appears That He Was A Missionary On The Coast Of Wexford At The Time St. Pat Rick, Came To Ireland, And For Some Time Refused To Acknowledge His Author Ity, Till It Is Said Admonished By An An ...

Saint Ida
Ida, Saint, Or Ita Called The Brid Get Of Munster. She Was Of The Prince Ly Family Of Desie. Her Father's Name Was Kemf Oeland And Her Mother's Necta. She Was Born Sbout 480. Her Parents Were Christians, And She Was Trained Up To The Practice Of Every Vir Tue, ...

Saint Kevin
Kevin, Saint, A Holy Abbot And Bishop Who Was Cotemporary With St. Patrick. He Was Born In 498 And Was Baptized By St. Cronan, And Placed By His Pious Parents, Who Were Of High Rank Under Thetuition Of A Pious Briton, Named Petrocus, Who Came To Ireland To Profit By ...

Saint Kilian
Kilian, Saint, Apostle Of Fran Conia, Was A Native Of Ireland. He Left Ireland With Two Companions, Colonat, A Priest, And Totan, A Deacon, And Came To Rome, By The Way Of Flanders And Germany. Having Been Presented To Pope Conon, And The Holy Father Find Ing Him Full Of ...

Saint Livinus
Livinus, Saint And Martyr, Colgan Says He Was Bishop Of Dublin, And Meyerus Calls Him Archbishop Of Scotia (ireland). He Was Of Royal De Scent, And Born In Ireland In The Reign Of Coleman Rimhe. He Early Embraced A Religious Life And For Some Time Lab Ored In Britain, And ...

Saint Macartin
Macartin, Saint, A Disciple Of St. Patrick And First Bishop Of Clogher, Was A Descendant Of The Kingly Family Of The Arads. He Was One Ol" The Early Followers Of St. Patrick And Gave Up All Things To Devote Himself To The Work Of Salvation. His Great Master Was His ...

Saint Molocus
Molocus, Saint, Of Cong, Foun Der Of A Monastery At Cong, A Place, An Ciently Of Note, And Situated Between Lough Corrib And Lough Maske, Co. Mayo, Residence Of The Kings Of Con Naught, Was Also First Bishop Of A See Of The Same Name Since Joined To Tuam. He ...

Saint Muredach
Muredach, Saint, A Disciple Of St. Patrick And First Bishop Of Killala. Murdeach Early Became A Follower Of St. Patrick, And Although Quite A Youth Was Of Great Service To Him On Account Of His Knowledge Of The Country And His Connection With Some Formidable Clans. He Took His Master ...

Saint Senan
Senan", Saint, An Abbot And Bishop, Founder Of A Number Of Relig Ious Houses, Honored As One Of The Great Est Saints Of Ireland And Whose Birth And Work Were Foretold By St. Patrick. He Was Born In Corcobaskin, Thomond, Now Moyarte, County Clare. His Pa Rents Were Christians, His ...

Saint Wiro
Wiro, Saint, Was Born In Ireland Of Noble Parents And Was Educated In The Most Famous Schools Of His Country . He Soon Distinguished Himself, Not Less By His Virtues Than Learning, And Having Embraced A Religious Life Was Made A Bishop At An Early Age. He Went To Rome ...

Saml Derrick
Derrick, Sam'l., A Well Known Literary Man In Bis Day, Was Born In Ireland In 1724. He Received But An Ordinary Education, And Was A Clerk In A Store In Dublin Till 1751, When Be* Set Out For London To Seek Fame In A Liter Ary Career. He First Tried ...

Samuel B Wylie
Wylie, Samuel B., D. D., Was Born Near Ballymena, Ireland, May 21, 1773, Received A Collegiate Educa Tion, And Came To The United States In 1797; Became A Teacher In The Univer Sity Of Pennsylvania In 1798, And In 1801 Pastor Of The First Reformed Presbyterian Church In That City, ...

Samuel Creelman
Creelman, Samuel, A Promin Ent And Able Citizen Of Nova Scotia, Is A Scion Of An Irish Family Of That Name, Who Settled In Nova Scotia At An Early Day. He Has Held Many Important Positions In That Province; Financial Secretary, Member Of The Executive Council From 1851 To '56, ...

Samuel Goode
Goode, Samuel, An Irish Ameri Can Patriot Of The Revolution, Who In Common With His Race Throughout The Colonies With Fiery Tongue And Vigorous Arm Sustained The Cause Of Liberty. He Was Honored By His Fellow Citizens Ef Virginia With Positions Of Trust And Honor And Represented His State In ...

Samuel James Watson
Watson, Samuel James, A Talented Canadian Poet, Journalist And Writer, Is A Native Of Ireland Who Emi Grated To Canada, And Soon Became Con Spicuous As A Ready ,and Forcible Writer; Having Been Engaged On The "globe" And Other Leading Papers. Amongst His Poems "the Legend Of The Roses" And ...

Samuel Lover
Lover, Samuel, A Witty And Talented Novelist And Song Writer, Was Born In Ireland In 1797. He First Gave His Attention To Painting And Gained Some Reputation As An Artist, Exhibiting At The Royal Academy In 1833. During This Time, However, His Pen Was Not Idle, And He Published His ...

Samuel Meredith
Meredith, Samuel, An Irish American Patriot Of The Revolution, Was A Scion Of A Leinster Family Who •early Settled In Philadelphia, And Was Born About 1750. Like His Country Men In General, He Early And Ardently Espoused The Cause Of The Colonies, And Immediately Faced The Storm When It •came, ...

Samuel Sloan
Sloan, Samuel, A Distinguished American Financier And Railroad Pro Jector, Was Born At Lisburn, Ireland-! Dec. 25, 1817. He Came With His Parents To New York In 1819 And Received A Good Common School Education. He Was Industrious And Energetic And Held Several Local Offices In Kings County, New York. ...

Samuel Stanhope Smith
Smith, Samuel Stanhope, D. D. , Son Of Dr. Robert, And Eminent And Learned Presbyterian Divine, And Pulpit Orator, Was Born In Lancaster County Pennsylvania, March 16, 1750, Graduated In 1769, And Returning Home Studied Theology And Taught In His Father's Academy; Was A Professor At Princeton From 1770 To ...

Samuel Sullivan Cox
Cox, Samuel Sullivan, A Talented American Lawyer, Wit And Politician, Is Of Jrish Descent, Born At Zanesville, Ohio', 1824. He Graduated At Brown University In 1846, Studied Law « ' Was Admitted To The Bar, And Soon Became A Power In Local Politics, And For A While Edited A Political ...

Samuel White
White, Samuel, A Scholar, Dra Matist And Elocutionist Of Repute, Was Born In Dublin About 1733, And For Many Years Conducted A Classical Sc Hool In That City; Sheridan, Moore And Other Celebrated Men Were Amongst His Pupils. He Published Some Tragedies, Besides A Volume Of Poems, And An Elementary ...

Samuel Wylie
Wylie, Samuel, D. D., An Able American Presbyterian Divine, Was Born In Ireland In 1792, Came To The United States When A Boy, And Entered The University Of Pennsylvania, Where His Uncle Was A Teacher, And Graduated, Studied Theology, And Was Installed A Minister Of Th£ Reformed Presbyterian Church In ...

Savage John
Savage John, An Eminent New York Jurist, Was The Son Of Irish Emi Grants, Born About 1790, Received A Lib Eral Education And Was Admitted To The Bar. In 1814 He Was A Member Of The Legislature And In 1815 Sent To Congress, Where He Remained Two Terms. He Was ...

Scotus Marianus
Marianus, Scotus, A Celebrat Ed Irish Scholar, And A Man Of Learning, Called By Some The Most Learned Of His Age. Was Born In Ireland In 1028, Ac Cording To Florentius Wigornienses. He Was Public Professor Of The Liberal Arts In Reginburg (ratisbon) And Paris, When He Had Amongst His ...

Sednaii
Sednaii, A Wise And Valiant Mon Arch Of Ireland Who Lived About 500 B. C. He Provided For And Organized A Standing Army. This Body Was Com Posed In Times Of Peace Of Three Legions Of Three Thousand Men Each, Which Were Increased In Times Of War To The Extent ...

Sedulius
Sedulius, A Famous Doctor Of The Church And Author Of Great Erudition, Who Flourished In The Fifth Century! He Was Not Only Celebrated As A Theolo Gian But Also For Poetry And Profane Learning. His Own Writings Testify As To His Being A Scot, The Name By Which The Irish ...

Seph
Seph, A Traveller And Writer Of Note, Was Born In Ireland And Obtained Em Ployment In The East India Company, While Quite Young, Through The In Fluence Of His Relatives, Lawrence Sulli V;in, Then Chairman Of The Company. After Some Years He Returned Home And Made A Tour Of Great ...

Shannon Hon Thomas
Shannon Hon. Thomas, A Prominent Irish American Politician Of Ohio Who Emigrated To That State At An Early Day. He Soon Gained Distinc Tion By Talents And Energy And Was Elected To The U. S. Congress In 1826. ...

Sheil Richard Lalor
Sheil Richard Lalor, A Dis Tinguished ' British Lawyer, Orator, And Statesman, Was Born In Dublin, Aug. 17, 1791, And Was Educated At The Jesuit College At Stonyhurst, England, And Trinity College Dublin, Where He Grad Uated. He Studied Law At Lincoln's Inn And Was Admitted To The Irish Bar ...

Sheyd Edgeworth
Edgeworth, Sheyd, Son Of The Foregoing, And Brother To Maria, Was Born In Ireland And Was An Author Of Fine Attainments. He Was The Author Of Several Popular Works Of Fiction, Be Sides A Life Of The Abbe Edgeworth, The Heroic Confessor Of The Unfortunate Louis Xvi, And Who Was ...

Shields James
Shields James, A Talented Irish American Politician Who Settled At An Early Day In Ohio, And Acquired Dis Tinction By His Ability. He Was Elected To Congress In 1829, But Death Put An End To His Career In 1831. He Died In Butler County In That State. ...

Simon Luttrel
Luttrel, Simon, A Brave And Able Irish Officer. He Commenced His Military Career By Taking Up Arms In Support Of James Ii, And Went To France With His Regiment After The Defeat Of That Cause And The Treaty Of Limerick. He Became Colonel Of The Queen's Re Giment Of Infantry, ...

Sir Alexander Hamilton
Hamilton, Sir Alexander, A Distinguished Soldier And Count Of The German Empire, And A Nephew Of Count Anthony, Was Born In Ireland About 1660, And Having Participated In The Civil Troubles Was Compelled To Expa Triate Himself. He Settled In Austria Where Many Of His Countrymen Had Preceded Him, And ...

Sir Allan Brodrick
Brodrick, Sir Allan, A Law Yer Of Eminence, Was Born In County Cork, Ireland, About 1680, And After Having Filled The Chair Of The Irish House Of Commons, Held Successively The Offices Of Solicitor And Attorney General And Lord High Chancellor. He Was Elevated To The Peerage In 1715 And ...

Sir Augustine Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald, Sir Augustine, A Distinguished Officer In The Service Of Britain, Was Born In The County Clare, Ireland, About 1760. He Entered The Army At An Early Age, And Distinguished Himself On Various Occasions, And Rose To The Rank Of Lieutenant General. He Was Rewarded With The Title Of Baron ...

Sir Benjamin Sullivan
Sullivan, Sir Benjamin, A Distinguished Jurist And Diplomat Of The British East India Colonies, Was Born In Cork, Ireland, About 1743. He Went To The East Indies In The Employ Of The Company, And At Length Became One Of The Pension Judges Of The Supreme Court Of Madras, And Received ...

Sir Charles Gavin Duffy
Duffy, Sir Charles Gavin, A Noted Irish Patriot, Statesman And Journalist, Was Born In Ulster, In 1816. He Received A Classical Education, And Entered The Arena Of Journalism At An Early Age. He Was At First Connected With A Belfast Paper, And While Editing It He Pursued The Study Of ...

Sir Edward Sabine
Sabine, Sir Edward, One Of The Most Scientific Voyagers Of The Pres Ent Century Was Born In Dublin, Ire Land, Oct. 1788, And Was Educated Inr The Military Schools Of Marlow And Woolwich. He Entered The Artillery Service In His Sixteenth Year And By 1813 Was In Command Of A ...

Sir Eyre Coote
Coote, Sir Eyre, One Of The Most Able And Successful Of British Soldiers Of The Last Century, Was Born In Ireland, In 1726. He Entered The Army Early And Distinguished Himself Against The Scotch Rebels In 1745. In 1754 He Went To The East And Quickly Attracted Attention By His ...

Sir Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald, Sir John,a Gallant Irish Officer Was Born In Limerick About 1660. He Took Up Arms In The Cause Of James Ii. After The Treaty Of Limerick He Went To France And Served Under Catenat And Other Distinguished Officers, And Participated In Many Of The Famous Victories, Won Often By ...

Sir Francis Hincks
Hincks, Sir Francis, A Promin Ent Canadian Statesman, Brother Of The Foregoing, Was Born In Cork In 1807, Re Ceived A Classical Education Under His Father. He Came To Canada To Seek His Fortune, And Engaged In Merchandise Pursuits, Becoming Interrested In Poli Ticial Questions He Entered Into Their Dis ...

Sir George Grey
Grey, Sir George, Ll. D., A Celebrated Explorer And Author Of Note, Was Born At Lisburn, Ireland, In 1812, And Was Educated In The Military Col Lege At Sandhurst, And After Graduating Entered The Army. In 1837, Being Then A Captain He Received Permission From His Military Superiors To Explore ...

Sir George Thom As
Staunton, Sir George Thom As, Son Of The Preceding, Was Born In England, May, 26, 1781, Accompanied His Father To China When Ten Years Old, And Learned The Chine E Language; En Tered The Service Of The East India Com Pany In China, And Rose To The Highest Positions, In ...

Sir Guy Carlton
Carlton, Sir Guy, An Able Brit Ish General, Was Born In 1734, At Stra Bane, Ireland, And After Pursuing A Regular Course Of Studies He Entered The English Army. He Distinguished Him Self In America At The Seiges Of Quebec And Savannah, Was Made Governor Of Quebec In 1771. Successfully ...

Sir Hans Sloan
Sloan, Sir Hans, An Eminent Physician And Naturalist Was Born In 1660 At Killileagh, In Ireland, And Fin Ished His Studies At Montpeliei Settled In London In 1684 And Becaim, A Fel Low Of The College And Member Of The Royal Society. In 1687 He Went To Jamaica As Physician ...

Sir Henry Lynch
Lynch, Sir Henry, An Irish Lawyer Of Eminence, Whose Father Was Also A Prominent Lawyer And Mem Bar Of The Irish Parliament At The Time Of The Rebellion Of 1640. Our Subject Was Born In County Galway About 1650, And Having Adopted The Law Soon Be Came Distinguished For His ...

Sir Hudson Lowe
Lowe, Sir Hudson, A Prominent British Soldier And Better Known By His Connection With Napoleon, As Governor Of St. Helena During His Entire Impris Onment On That Island, Was Born In Galway July 21, 1769. He Entered The Army And Served On The Continent And In Egypt, And Distinguished Himself ...

Sir James Ware
Ware, Sir James, Ll. D., An Irish Antiquary, Was Born In 1604 At Dublin, And Was Educated At Trinity College In That City; Succeeded His Father In 1632 As Auditor General And Secretary To The Lords Justices; Was Elected Representative For His Native Place, And Made One Of The Privy ...

Sir James Weir Hogg
Hogg, Sir James Weir, Bart. A British Statesman, Was Born In Ireland In 1790, And Received His Early Educa Tion In Belfast And Finished At Trinity College, Dublin. He Took Up The Pro Fession Of Law, And Was Called To The Bar, He Went To India Shortly After Wards, And ...

Sir John Barnwell
Barnwell, Sir John, A Dis Tinguished Irish Lawyer, Was Born In County Meath, About 1640, Adopted The Profession Of Law, And Rose To Eminence. He Was One Of The Barons Of The Ex Checquer In 1688, And Died About 1700. ...

Sir John Bernard Burke
Burke, Sir. John Bernard, A British Genealogist Of Authority, Was The Son Of John Burke, The First Com Piler Of Burke's Peerages Of Great Britain And Ireland, Was Born In London In 1815. He Was Called To The Bar At The Middle Temple In 1839, And Was Appointed "ulster King ...

Sir John Denham
Denham, Sir John, A Poet And Dramatic Writer Of Merit, Was The Son Of The Chief Baron Of The Irish Ex Chequer, Born In Dublin, Educated At Trinity College, And Studied Law At Lincoln's Inn. In 1641 He Published A Tragedy Called "sophy," And In '43 "the Coopers Hill." In ...

Sir John Desmond
Desmond, Sir John, A Valiant Irish Patriot And Successful Soldier, Was A Brother To Garret, Earl Of Desmond, And With Him Was Sent To The Tower By Elizabeth, Because They Would Not Ac Knowledge Her Spiritual Supremacy. They Were, However, Released To Secure Peace With James Fitzmaurice, Their Cousin, Who ...

Sir John Floyd
Floyd, Sir John, A Brave And Meritorious British Officer, Was Born In Ireland, Entered The Army At An Early Age, And Rose To The Rank Of General. Was Colonel Of The 8th Regiment Of Dragoons, And For Distinguished Servi Ces In India, Was Created A Baronet In 1816. He Died ...

Sir John Gray
Gray, Sir John, A Distinguished Irish Journallt And Patriot, Was Born About 1810 In Dublin, And Educated At Trinity College, And After Graduating Took Up The Study Of Medicine And Re Ceived His Degree. He However, Did Not Pi ?.ctise Long, For Becoming Deeply Interested In The Political Questions Which ...