Maurice Craig


Maurice Craig (1919-2011) was born in Belfast and educated in Dalkey and Shrewsbury, and at Magdalene College, Cambridge, and Trinity College, Dublin, where he gained a doctorate in Landor studies (suggested to him by Patrick Kavanagh). An architectural historian, poet and biographer, he is the author of Mausolea Hibernica, The Elephant and the Polish Question, The Architecture of Ireland, Classic Irish Houses of the Middle Size, Irish Bookbindings, Dublin 1660-1860 and The Volunteer Earl, among other books, and edited W.S. Landor: One Hundred Poems.