George Coffey (1857–1916) was a scholar of Irish history and cultural revivalist.
Coffey was a bookbinder, archaeologist, and the first keeper of antiquities at the National Museum of Ireland. He was associated with the cultural revival movement and Douglas Hyde's Gaelic League and the rediscovery the Irish language.
His works include Origins of Prehistoric Ornament in Ireland (1897); New Grange (1912); The Bronze Age in Ireland (1913); Royal Irish Academy Collection Guide to the Celtic Antiquities of the Christian period preserved in the National Museum, Dublin; (1909); the brief "Home Rule, Answers to Objections" (1890); and illustrated English and Irish Coins, A Manual for Collectors (1882). [more][Less]
Baroness Emma Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála "Emmuska" Orczy de Orci (/ˈɔrtsiː/; 23 September 1865 – 12 November 1947) was a Hungarian-born British novelist, playwright and artist of noble origin. She is most known for her series of novels featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel. Some of her paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy in London. [more][Less]
Louis Joseph Vance (September 19, 1879–December 16, 1933) was an American novelist, born in Washington, D. C., and educated in the preparatory department of the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. [more][Less]