Betsy Gray

Life
?1770-1798 [Elizabeth; properly Grey]; carried a green flag for the insurgents at battle of Ballynahinch, 13 June, 1798; and subject of the novel by Wesley G. Lyttle, Betsy Gray (1888); her grave became a site of nationalist pilgrimage and was destroyed by Loyalists early in the modern Troubles. DIB DUB

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Criticism
Aiken McClelland, ed., W. G. Lyttle, Betsy Gray or Hearts of Down with Other Stories and Pictures of 98 (Newcastle: Mourne Observer 2000), 207pp.

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Notes
Miss M. Barry Delaney wrote on ‘Betsy Gray’ in the magazine she edited with Maud Gonne, L’Irlande Libre (1897).

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