James Sterling

(1701—1763) Church of England clergyman and poet

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poet and playwright. Born probably in Dublin and educated at TCD. In the dedication to The Rival Generals (1722) he claims to be the first Irish tragedian. He issued his Poetical Works (1735) in Dublin.


Subjects: Literature.

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