Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
Working name of Irish politician and author, Dermot Robert Wyndham Bourke (1851-1927), 7th Earl of Mayo, whose Future War novel, The War Cruise of the "Aries" (1894), pits Britain against France, the battle turning on the use of a new Invention, a kind of mobile battering ram the size of a ship. [JC]
Dermot Robert Wyndham Bourke, 7th Earl of Mayo
born Palmerston House, Kill, near Dublin: Ireland: 2 July 1851
died London: 31 December 1927
- The War Cruise of the "Aries" (Dublin, Ireland: Edward Ponsonby, 1894) [illus/pb/William B Boulton]
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