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Frederick Temple Blackwood

(1826—1902) diplomatist


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(1826–1902), diplomat and author; born in Florence, son of Helen Blackwood, and a descendant of Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Governor-General of Canada and Viceroy of India, he wrote a moving Narrative of a Journey from Oxford to Skibbereen in the Year of the Irish Famine (1847). His Letters from High Latitudes (1859) is a journal of a yachting voyage to Iceland.

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

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