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  • d. after 1138
  • Llancarfan
Welsh hagiographer
  • 1555–1629
  • Ireland, Munster, Leighlin Castle
English administrator and military officer at the time of the Tudor conquest of Ireland; 1st earl of Totnes (since 1626); antiquarian and author.
  • 1555–1620
  • Christ Church, Canterbury
Cornish antiquarian, author of a Survey of Cornwall (1602)
  • s. xx–xxi
American Celticist, graduate from Harvard and professor of the department of Early and Medieval Irish at University College Cork.
Scottish folklorist and a collector of oral material from the Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland. These activities led to the compilation of the anthology Carmina Gadelica, the first two volumes of which were published in 1900, while subsequent volumes appeared posthumously. Carmichael’s strategies in editing and reshaping the original material have been severely criticised, although the work remains an important testimony to both Gaelic culture and the Celtic Revival movements which it helped inspire.
  • 1914–1989
  • s. xx–xxi
archbishop of Dublin (1770-1786); scholar, scribe and collector of manuscripts.
  • 1938–2019
  • 1686–1754
English clergyman (C of E) and historian.
  • s. xx–xxi