Clerke, Ellen Mary

Clerke, Ellen Mary
Clerke, Ellen Mary
Journalist and novelist, b. at Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland, 1840; d. in London, 2 March 1906

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  • Clerke, Ellen Mary — (1840 1906)    Clerke was the elder sister of the more famous Agnes Mary Clerke (1842 1907), historian of astronomy, although Ellen Mary was also an authority on the subject. She was born at Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland. The sisters were… …   British and Irish poets

  • Ellen Mary Clerke — (20 September 1840 – 2 March 1906) was an author, journalist, poet and popular science writer in the field of astronomy. She was born in Skibbereen, County Cork, in Ireland. She wrote for the London Tablet,[1] and also spent much time in Italy.… …   Wikipedia

  • Ellen Mary Clerke —     Ellen Mary Clerke     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ellen Mary Clerke     Sister of preceding, journalist and novelist, b. at Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland, 1840; d. in London, 2 March 1906. A gifted and accomplished writer, she was for many… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Agnes Mary Clerke — (10 February, 1842 ndash; 20 January, 1907) was an astronomer and writer, mainly in the field of astronomy. She was born at Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland, and died in London. [For details of the life and work of Agnes Clerk, see cite journal | …   Wikipedia

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  • 1906 in Ireland — Events*January 4 Irish Parliamentary Party Member of Parliament, William O Brien, calls on nationalists to extract the maximum concessions for Ireland from every English government . *February 17 The 25th annual soccer match between Ireland and… …   Wikipedia

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