Six famous sons of Killyleagh by Clive Scoular

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Six famous sons of Killyleagh by Clive Scoular

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Clive Scoular, who has lived near Killyleagh for almost 40 years, has put together this literary collage of six of Killyleagh’s famous sons. Few have ever appreciated how many geniuses in the fields of classics, adventure and the sports this sleepy village has produced over the years. Sir Hans Sloane: Doctor, Scientist and Collector – founder of the British Museum. Sir Henry Blackwood: Lord Nelson’s only Irish Captain at the Battle of Trafalgar. Dr Henry Cooke: An Exceptional Presbyterian – champion of Orthodoxy. Dr Edward Hincks: Modest Parson and world renowned Egyptologist. Terry Cochrane: Dazzling Northern Ireland international footballer. David Healy: Soccer Star extraordinary – scorer of that famous goal against England.