Anthony King was born in Dublin, third son of Sir Anthony King, Lord Mayor. He studied at Trinity College Dublin (B.A. 1765; M.A. 1768; LL.B. and LL.D. 1781). He practiced law in his native city.
The frequented village. 1771.
The moriad, or the overthrow of folly. 1790.
Thoughts on the expediency of adopting a system of national education. 1793.