Emily Lawless

Emily Lawless

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Emily Lawless was an Irish novelist and poet from County Kildare. She was born at Lyons House below Lyons Hill, Ardclough, County Kildare. Her grandfather was Valentine Lawless, a member of the United Irishmen and son of a convert from Catholicism to the Church of Ireland. Her father was Edward Lawless, 3rd Baron Cloncurry, thus giving her the title of "the Honourable." In contrast her brother Edward Lawless was a landowner with strong Unionist opinions, a policy of not employing Roman Catholics in any position in his household, and chairman of the Property Defence Association set up in 1880 to oppose the Land League and "uphold the rights of property against organised combination to defraud." Horace Plunkett was a cousin. It is widely believed that she was a lesbian and that Lady Sarah Spencer, dedicatee of A Garden Diary was her lovershow more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136763575
  • 9786136763576