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Eleanor Henrietta Hull (1860 - 1935):
Writer

Eleanor Hull was born in England of a County Down family and was educated at Alexandra College, Dublin. She was a student of Irish Studies under Kuno Meyer and Standish Hayes O'Grady. She was a journalist and scholar of Old Irish and in 1899 was co-founder of the Irish Texts Society for the publication of early manuscripts, remaining its honorary secretary for nearly thirty years. Her published works include The Cuchulain Saga in Irish Literature (1898); Pagan Ireland; Early Christian Ireland; A Textbook of Irish Literature, in 2 vols.; The Poem-Book of the Gael; The Northmen in Britain, Folklore of the British Isles and A History of Ireland in 2 vols. She was president of the Irish Literary Society. She died in Wimbeldon.
Born: 1860
Died: 1935
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