Edward Quillanan

1791-1851; b. Oporto, son of Irish wine merchant; ed. England, a Catholic; worked in his father’s counting house in Portugal; forced out by French in 1807; served in cavalry; his poetry, publ. after 1814, brought a connection with Wordsworth; associated with Blackwood’s Magazine; trans. from Portuguese, including the Lusiad; wrote a novel, The Conspirators (1841), containing recollections of military service on Iberian peninsula. ODNB SUTH