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Identifier: irelandinlondon00fahy
Title: Ireland in London
Year: 1889 (1880s)
Authors: Fahy, Francis A. (Francis Arthur), 1854-1935 O'Donoghue, D. J. (David James), 1866-1917
Subjects: Irish
Publisher: Dublin : Evening Telegraph
Contributing Library: Boston College Libraries
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al gifts were of a some-what high order, and won the admiration ofHenry Fielding, the novelist, and a few othergreat writers. On the right, as we emerge-in view Ireland in London. •of the Mansion House, Batik of England, oudRoyal Exchange, is Walbrook, a turning runningby the side of the first-named buildiug. Heie isSt. Stephen6 Chuich, one of the grandestchurches in England, where Dr. Croly, its cele-brated rector, is buried Croly wasa distinguishedIrish poet and dramatist, and exquisite prosewriter, and earned a solid and wide reputationas a clergyman of active industry and vivid elo-quence. His monument, by J. B. Philip, R. A., isin the church, as also a fine marble bust presented-to bim during his lifetime by his parishioners ;while severul 6tained-glass windows have beenalso placed here to his memory. The Mansion House i6 noteworthy as being•the residence of the Lord Mayors, and as the re-pository of some magnificent examples of Irish.art. We have already referred to the fact

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MANSION HOUSE. -that even the Mayoralty had not been inacces-sible to Irishmen, and gave as an instance thename of Sir William MArthur. But iu realitythere has been more thau one Irish Lord Mayor,for in the reign of Henry the Seventh, in the year14S5, the Chief Magistrate of Loudon was anIrishman named Hugh Brice or Bryce. Only re-cently, too, another Irishman (Sir William Law-rence) has held that once exalted position. Be-tides the names just mentioned, there are alsoothers on the list of Lord Mayors which havean Irish appearance, though it is difficult tosay whether the bearers were Irish or not. Thus,there have been Lord Mayor? with such names asMichael Thoveyin 1244 and 1248, Stephen Slanyin 1595, William Gill in 1788, Sir Richard Welch-in 1802, Thomas Kelly in 1836, Sir George Car-roll in 1837, and also other names like Hayes,Bryan, &c, among the High Sheriffs. Inside the Mansion House Irish art is splen-*L;dly represented by some of the finest works of-Foley and MDowell. The


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