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William Blacker

(1777—1855)


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(1777–1855),

Orangeman and poet. Born in Carrickblacker, Co. Armagh, he was the author of Orange ballads such as ‘Cromwell's Advice’. The title-poem in Ardmagh (1848) is a verse chronicle of Armagh Cathedral from druid times to the Act of Union.

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Subjects: Literature.


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