William Kennedy

(1799—1871) diplomatist and writer

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(1799–1847), poet and diplomat; born in Dublin and educated in Belfast and in Scotland. He wrote some poetry, a historical verse drama, The Siege of Antwerp (1838), and The Republic of Texas (1841), an account of the State where he was British Consul, 1841–7.

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

Subjects: Literature.

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