Henry Francis Cary

1772-1844; b. Gibraltar of Irish extraction, ed. Birmingham; wrote verses for Gentleman’s Magazine, MA Christ Church Oxon., 1796; church office incl. vicar of Kingsbury, Staffs.; published translation of Dante’s Inferno (1805), and Purgatorio and Paradiso in 1812. Non-resident parson, living in London; trans. Aristophanes The Birds (1824); BML official, 1826-27; trans. Pindar (1832); travelled 1833-5; pension, 1841. ODNB