[Sir] William Betham

Author of Irish Antiquarian Researches (Dublin: Curry 1826), 242pp., 9 pls. See quotations citing him under William Carleton [q.v.], Owen Connellan [q.v.], and Thomas Crofton Croker [q.v.].

The Memoir of Joseph Holt, General to the Irish Rebels in 1798. From Holt's Autobiographical MS. in the Possession of Sir. W. Betham was edited by T. C. Croker, and published by Colburn in 1835. (See T. F. D. Croker, Memoir, prefixed to Croker’s Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland [1825-28] (1859 Edn.).

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