Charlotte Brooke (c.1740 - 1793):
Charlotte Brooke was born in Rantavan, County Cavan, and educated at home, where she studied Irish language and literature. She collected, translated and published Reliques of Irish Poetry in 1789. She also published The School for Christians in Dialogues, for the Use of Children in 1791, and edited her father Henry Brooke's works. Many of her translations from Gaelic poetry were published in Bolg an tSolair in 1795. Her tragedy Belisarius was never printed. She was a friend of Maria Edgeworth.Tá tuilleadh eolais faoin mbeatha seo ar fáil sa mBunachar Náisiúnta Beathaisnéisí Gaeilge, Ainm.ie, anseo.
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