Margaret M'Nair Stokes

(1832—1900) archaeologist

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(1832–1900) [Bi]

Irish archaeologist specializing in Celtic and early Christian art. Privately educated, as the daughter of William Stokes, physician to the Queen in Ireland, it was not until middle age that she was able to indulge her taste for research. She became an Honorary Member of the Royal Irish Academy and of the Society of Antiquaries of Ireland. Her most notable and important publication was The High crosses of Ireland (1898).

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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