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Hubert George de Burgh Canning

(1832—1916) landlord in Ireland


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(1832–1916), landlord and author. His novels Kilsorrell Castle (1863) and Kinkora (1864) deal with agrarian crime, while Heir and No Heir (1890), based on the disinheritance of George Canning the Elder, depicts the religiously divided community of ‘Dalragh’ (Garvagh, Co. Derry).

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

Subjects: Literature.


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