Eleanor Hull

HULL, Eleanor Henrietta. b. Cheetham, Manchester, 15 Jan 1860; d. Wimbledon, Surrey, 13 Jan 1935. Born into an Irish family, Eleanor Hull was educated at Alexandra College, Dublin, and the Royal College of Science. She was evidently very proud of her Irish background, and devoted her life to the study of Irish culture. In 1899 she was one of the founders of the Irish Texts Society, and she acted as its London secretary for thirty years. Before 1899 she had already edited The Cuchulain Saga in Irish Literature (1898), a collection of stories related to Cuchulain translated from the Irish by various scholars; and she went on to publish Early Christian Ireland (Dublin, 1905), Pagan Ireland...

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