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Matthew Archdeacon

(1800—1853)


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(?1800–1853),

novelist; born in Castlebar, Co. Mayo, where he became a school-teacher. His Legends of Connaught (1829), Connaught in '98 (1830), Everard (1835), and The Priest Hunter (1844), were based on local traditions.

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Subjects: Literature.


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