Roger David Casement

Standard Name: Casement, Roger David
Used Form: Sir Roger David Casement

Connections

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politics Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Outside parliament he took up various issues, such as expanding the grounds for divorce. He served as president of the Divorce Law Reform Union . He also campaigned against atrocities in the Belgian Congo and...
politics Eva Gore-Booth
EGB organized press and other public support for Irish nationalist Roger Casement .
Lewis, Gifford. Eva Gore-Booth and Esther Roper: A Biography. Pandora Press, 1988.
146-8
politics Eva Gore-Booth
This involvement with the Rising aftermath was a highly disturbing first-hand experience of war
Lewis, Gifford. Eva Gore-Booth and Esther Roper: A Biography. Pandora Press, 1988.
141
for EGB and Roper. It informed EGB's writing, including her volume of poetry Broken Glory.
Lewis, Gifford. Eva Gore-Booth and Esther Roper: A Biography. Pandora Press, 1988.
141
She believed that...
politics Constance, Countess Markievicz
The journal, which was the first women's newspaper in Ireland, issued its first number this November, though CCM did not begin to publish articles in it until March 1909. Other contributors included Katharine Tynan ,...
politics Lady Ottoline Morrell
During the last twenty years of her life, she became increasingly passionate about Irish politics and about her own Irish heritage. She closely followed news of the Easter Rising in Dublin, in 1916 and...
politics Dora Sigerson
DS assuaged her grief over the failure of Irish hopes in this unsuccessful coup by plunging into work for the welfare and the legal representation of those nationalists who were not executed but still in...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Eva Gore-Booth
Even though she described herself as an extreme pacifist,
Lewis, Gifford. Eva Gore-Booth and Esther Roper: A Biography. Pandora Press, 1988.
163
EGB sympathized with the rebels' desire for independence from British rule. She wrote poems to and about Roger Casement , Francis Sheehy Skeffington ...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Dora Sigerson
The Tricolour addresses the events of the Rising and the Irish nationalists who fought valiantly but in vain. It begins with a prose piece, Tricolour, in which DS takes the three colours of the...

Timeline

3 August 1916
In the aftermath of the Easter Rising, Irish nationalist Roger Casement , formerly Sir Roger, was executed for treason at Pentonville Prison in London for attempting to smuggle a shipment of German arms to Ireland.
1959
Olympia Press published the Black Diaries of Roger Casement , Irish patriot executed by the British for his part in the Easter Rising of 1916.