A Compendium of Irish Biography/Boyd, Henry


Boyd, Henry, Rev., 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 Ballintemple, near Newry, 17th September 1832. [1]

Authorities
  1. Annual Register. London, 1756–1877.