1912 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Philip Doyne

D. J. O'Donoghue, in Poets of Ireland (1912) 121-22.



PHILIP DOYNE. — The Delivery of Jerusalem, translated from Tasso, in English verse, 1761, 8vo; The Triumph of Parnassus, a poem on the birth of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Dublin, 1763, 8vo; Irene, a canto on the Peace in Spenserian stanza, Dublin, 1763, 8vo.

Educated under Dr. John Lawson at Carlow School. He was the son and heir of Robert Doyne, M.P. for Co. Wexford, 1745-60, and was born on March 20, 1733. Married, August 20, 1757, Lady Johanna Gore, B.A. T.C.D. 1752. He is referred to in Delacour's Prospect of Poetry, and in Ball's "Ode to the River Slaney," written in 1771, and in the same poet's Tears of the British Muses. In the first poem by Ball it is clearly implied that Doyne was born in the neighbourhood of the River Slaney.