Regina Maria Roche

(1764—1845) novelist

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(1764–1845), novelist. Born in Waterford, she wrote a number of sentimental novels featuring hot-tempered lords and ladies in Gothic settings, of which Children of the Abbey (1796) was her greatest success. Other works were: The Munster Cottage Boy (1820), The Bridal of Dunamore (1823), and The Castle Chapel (1825).

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

Subjects: Literature.

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