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Sir Samuel Ferguson (1810–1886)

Ferguson, Sir Samuel. An Irish lawyer, antiquarian, and poet; born in Belfast, Ireland, in 1810; died in 1886. He will best be remembered as the author of the stirring poem, ‘The Forging of the Anchor,’ which first appeared in Blackwood’s Magazine. Chief among his other publications are: ‘Lays of the Western Gael’ (1864); ‘Congal’ (1872), a poem in five books; ‘Poems’ (1880); ‘Shakespearean Brevities’ (1882).