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Jane Wilde: Quiz


Question 1: ________ was the editor when "Speranza" wrote commentary calling for armed revolution in Ireland.
Graham BerryWilliam Irvine (Australian politician)James McCullochCharles Gavan Duffy

Question 2: Jane was the last of the four children of Charles Elgee (1783 – 1824) of ________, a solicitor, and his wife, Sarah (née Kingsbury, d.
IrelandKilkennyCounty WexfordWexford

Question 3: The British authorities at ________ shut down the paper and brought the editor to court.
Leinster HouseDublin CastleÁras an UachtaráinChichester House

Question 4: Lady Wilde left Dublin for ________ in 1879, where she joined her two sons, 'Willie', a journalist, and Oscar, who was making a name for himself in literary circles.

Question 5: She invited the suffragist ________ to her home to speak on female liberty.
FeminismEmmeline PankhurstSuffragetteMillicent Fawcett

Question 6: [3] Lady Wilde, who was the niece of Charles Maturin, wrote for the ________ movement of the 1840s, publishing poems in The Nation under the pseudonym of Speranza.
Thomas Francis MeagherDaniel O'ConnellIrish nationalismYoung Ireland

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