Stopford Brooke
 

 

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Stopford Brooke 1832-1916

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Born near Letterkenny, County Donegal. He took holy orders and became a celebrated preacher. He was appointed chaplain to Queen Victoria in 1867. He wrote religious works, poems and literary studies but he is best known for his Primer of English Literature. He is buried in London.

 

 

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book