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Croly, Georgelocked

  • David C. Hanson


Croly, George (1780–1860), writer and Church of England clergyman, was born in Dublin on 17 August 1780 to a physician there. Of his ancestry, sources mention only a family long settled in northern Ireland, characterizing Croly himself as 'a living type of the Protestant and Orange party' (...

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