Katharine Tynan, born on January 23, 1861, in Dublin, was educated at the Sienna Convent in Drogheda. She authored over one hundred novels, a five-volume autobiography, and several books of poems. Her friends included George Russell, W. B. Yeats, Christina Rossetti, and Alice Meynell. She married Henry Albert Hinkson, lawyer and novelist, in 1883 and they had three children. She lived both in Ireland and England and died at Wimbledon on April 2, 1931.
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