Charles Molloy, Dramatist

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Molloy, Charles, was born in Dublin early in the 18th century. He was educated at Trinity College, and was elected to a fellowship. Afterwards, proceeding to London, he entered at the Middle Temple, and wrote for such magazines as Fog's Journal and Common Sense, He married a rich heiress, and died 16th July 1767. "His political tracts evince powerful abilities, great depth of understanding, an ample command of language, and clearness of reason." His dramatic writings, some of which are enumerated in Harris's Ware, are now little known.

Sources

116. Dublin University Magazine. Dublin, 1833-'77.

339. Ware, Sir James, Works: Walter Harris. 2 vols. Dublin, 1764.

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