1912 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. William Liddiard

D. J. O'Donoghue, in Poets of Ireland (1912) 252-53.



REV. WILLIAM LIDDIARD. — The Life Boat, or Dillon O'Dwire, a poem, Dublin, 1815, 8vo.; Mont St. Jean, a poem, with notes, London and Dublin, 1816, 8vo.; The Legend of Einsidlin, a tale of Switzerland, with poetical sketches of Swiss Scenery; Montblanc, etc., with notes, London, 1829, 12mo.; Retrospection ... The Lord of the Valley, and other poems, London, 1841. 12mo.

Also some travels on the Continent. B.A. T.C.D., 1803. Was the husband of the preceding writer [Anna J. S. Liddiard]. Was an Englishman, son of a clergyman, and born in July, 1773. He first matriculated at Oxford, and entered the army, but left in 1796. Was something of an artist and musician, and died at Clifton, Gloucestershire, October 11, 1841. He rarely touched Irish subjects.