Kenealy, Edward Vaughan, 1819-1880

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Dr. Kenealy studied law at Dublin and was called to the English Bar in 1847. He was leading council in the Tichborne claim which became the longest case on record. His conduct during and after the trial brought him before a professional tribunal and he was eventually debarred. He was elected as representative for Stoke on 14 Feb. 1875 and took his seat on the 18th. He moved for a Royal Commission into the conduct of the Tichborne trial on the 23rd and was defeated 433 votes to 1. He wrote an eight volume foilo of a nine volume work on the Toichborne trials before his defeat at the 1880 elections and subsequent death.

From the description of Newspaper reprint [manuscript]. 1875. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225841801

Edward Vaughan Hyde Kenealy (1819-1880) was an Irish linguist, author, and barrister.

The collection consists of letters to Kenealy written mostly between 1840-1845 by literary men involved with English periodicals. Much of the correspondence deals with collecting anecdotal material for Kenealy's short biography of William Maginn. There are also many Kenealy letters and printed material in the collection.

From the description of Papers of Edward Vaughan Kenealy, 1818-1858. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129606

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creatorOf Kenealy, Edward Vaughan, 1819-1880. Autograph book, 1771-1861. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Kenealy, Edward Vaughan, 1819-1880. Newspaper reprint [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Kenealy, Edward Vaughan, 1819-1880. Papers of Edward Vaughan Kenealy, 1818-1858. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Maugham, Frederic Herbert Maugham Viscount, 1866-1958. [Papers relating to the Tichborne case] [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Arthine, Benedict. person
associatedWith Barnard, George. person
associatedWith Beckett, Gilbert Abbott, 1811-1856. person
associatedWith Bright, John, 1811-1889. person
associatedWith Burke, Richard O. person
associatedWith Byles, John Barnard, 1801-1884. person
associatedWith Cockburn, Alexander James Edmund, Sir, 1802-1880. person
associatedWith Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881. person
associatedWith Harriss, Charles. person
associatedWith Kingsford, Anna Bonus, 1846-1888. person
associatedWith Lymington, William Frederick. person
associatedWith Mackinnon, William, 1823-1893. person
associatedWith Maginn, William, 1793-1842. person
associatedWith O'Connell, David. person
associatedWith Plimsoll, Samuel. person
associatedWith Pollinger, W. person
associatedWith Straight, Douglas. person
associatedWith Tichborne, Roger Charles Sir, 1829-1854? person
associatedWith Wendell, John L. (John Lansing), 1785-1861. person
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Great Britain
Great Britain
Authors, Irish
Inns of court


Birth 1819-07-02

Death 1880-04-16



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SNAC ID: 64018442