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Kelly, Hughlocked

  • Beverly E. Schneller


Kelly, Hugh (1739–1777), writer and attorney, was born in Killarney, the son of a Dublin tavern keeper. Little is known about Kelly's life beyond the material collected in early biographies, which began appearing after Kelly's first theatrical success in 1768. He married in 1761 ...

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