1892 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Francis Hodgson

Frederic Boase, Modern English Biography (1892-1921) 1:1495.



REV. FRANCIS HODGSON (2d son of Rev. James Hodgson, R. of Humber, co. Hereford, d. Oct. 1810). b. Croydon 16 Nov. 1781; ed. at Eton 1794-99, scholar at King's coll. Cam. 1799; B.A. 1804, M.A. 1807, B.D. 1840; fellow and tutor of his college 1808-14; friend of lord Byron whom he visited at Newstead 1808, corresponded with lady Byron about her separation; C. of Bradden, Northamptonshire 1815-16; V. of Bakewell, Derbyshire 1816-40; archdeacon of Derby 9 Sep. 1836 to 30 Dec. 1840; P.C. of Edensor in Chatsworth park 1838-40; provost of Eton college 5 May 1840 to death; R. of Cottesford, Oxon. 1842 to death; published The satires of Juvenal, A translation 1807; The Friends, a poem 1818; Mythology for versification 1831; Select portions of sacred history conveyed in sense for Latin verses 1828, 2 ed. 1833; Sacred lyrics adapted to Latin versification in the principal metres of Horace 1842; made considerable contributions in Latin to the Arundines Cami. d. The Lodge, Eton college 29 Dec. 1852. bur. in college chapel 4 Jany. 1853. Memoir of Rev. F. Hodgson by his son 2 vols. 1878, portrait; H. C. M. Lyte's History of Eton college (1875) 413-73.