1912 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Corry

D. J. O'Donoghue, Poets of Ireland (1912) 80.



JOHN CORRY. — Odes and Elegies, Descriptive and Sentimental, with The Patriot, a poem. Newry, 1797, 8vo.

Was a native of the North of Ireland, and a self-taught man. Settled in London about 1792. A miscellaneous writer; author of many works, including a History of Liverpool, History of Macclesfield, History of Lancashire, and many other works, including biographies and stories. Among the subscribers to his Newry volume were Lord Edward Fitzgerald, Dr. Drennan (q.v.), Oliver Bond, John Hughes, Thomas Story (q.v.), Rev. Wm. S. Dickson, Henry Joy M'Cracken, Rev. Thomas Porter (q.v.), Thomas Stott (q.v.), C. H. Teeling and Bartholomew Teeling, and other United Irishmen; so it is possible that Corry was connected with this organization.