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Kyrie, John (1664-1724), a philanthropist who lived at Ross, in Herefordshire, and was immortalised by Pope as "the Man of Ross." On an income of £500 a year he built hospitals and churches, and did other good works. A society formed by Miss Octavia Hill and others for bringing light and sweetness into the dwellings and surroundings of the working-classes and the poor has been called the Kyrie Society.