Kelly, Francis, Bishop of Derry (M)

b. 6 August 1812. d. 1 September 1889. Nationality: Irish.
Poet and clergyman. Born in Drudgeon, County Tyrone. Educated at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. Ordained in 1840. Bishop of Titopoli (1849-1861) and Derry (1864-1889). Biographical information: W. Maziere Brady, *The Episcopal Succession in England, Scotland and Ireland, A.D. 1400 to 1875*, vol. 1, Tipografia della Pace, 1876, p. 323; *Wikipedia* <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Kelly_(bishop)> (20 November 2021). (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
III. “Prayer is not eloquence nor measured tone” 1886 Good Words Poet 12393
I. “Look if for evermore a fair rose grew” 1886 Good Words Poet 5295
II. “The roses and the mothers cannot choose” 1886 Good Words Poet 12392
Vita in Vulnere. Written in a Copy of Renan’s “Vie de Jésus” 1889 Good Words Poet 5549