ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. John Graham

(1776-1844)


John Graham, born in Fermanagh in Ireland, was educated at Trinity College Dublin (B.A. 1798; M.A. 1815) and was Rector of Tamlaght-Ard in County Derry. A champion of the Orange order, he published political poems and political histories, and corresponded with Sir Walter Scott.


TEXT RECORDS:

1818Four additional Stanzas for Spenser's Fairy Queen.
1819M'Kenny's Feast, an Ode.
1819The Fate of Genius.
1822An Epistle to Lord Byron.
1822Stanzas written on seeing an atrocious Libel on the Lord Bishop of Raphoe and the Established Church.

PUBLICATIONS:

Annals of Ireland, ecclesiastical, civil and military. 2 parts, 1818, 1820.
God's revenge against rebellion: an historical poem. 1820.
The King's vision, an historical poem. 1822.
Derriana, consisting of a history of the Siege of Londonderry and defence of Enniskillen, in 1688 and 1689. 1823.
Sir Harcourt's Vision, an historical poem. 1823.
Historical poetry. 1823.
Poems, chiefly historical. 1829.
A hisotry of Ireland, from the relief of Londonderry in 1689, to the surrender of Limerick in 1691. 1839.
Ireland preserved: or the siege of Londonderry, and Battle of Aughrim. With lyrical poetry and biographical notes. 1841.