Charles Williams

CriticismCommentary

Life
1836-?; b. Coleraine; one novel, John Thaddeus Mackay (1889). IF, 1838-1904; celebrated war corr. on Daily Chronicle and Standard; founder of the Press Club; Life of Sir Evelyn Wood. IF MKA DIW.

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References
Stephen Brown, Ireland in Fiction [Pt. I] (Dublin: Maunsel 1919), lists, John Thaddeus Mackay (1889), ‘a clever novel’ in which Presbyterian ‘stickit minister’ and an Anglican ‘Howley’ father [so-named after archb. of Canterbury], journeying to India together, learn mutual charity; disguised personages are Rev. Thomas Toye of Belfast (as Rev. Thomas Trifle), &c.; also a life of Sir Evelyn Wood.

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