1878 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Henry Boyd

Alfred Webb, in Compendium of Irish Biography (1878) 28.



Rev. Henry Boyd, a minor poet and writer, vicar of Rathfriland, and chaplain to the Earl of Charleville. Besides some poems, his best known work is a translation into English verse of Dante's Divina Commedia (3 vols, 1802). He died at Balintemple, near Newry, 17th September 1832.