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G. F. Armstrong

(1845—1906) poet


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(1845–1906), poet. Born in Co. Down, he was educated at TCD and became Professor of English and History at Queen's College, Cork, 1870–1905. His poetry includes effusive depictions of Renaissance Italy and Ireland in collections such as Poems Lyrical and Dramatic (1892), and dramatic poems such as Ugone (1870), Victoria Regina (1887), and Mephistopheles in Broadcloth (1888).

From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.

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