Halloran, Lawrence Hynes
- (1766-1831)Born in Ireland, he was a schoolmaster at Alphington, near Exeter, Devon. He then became a chaplain in the royal navy on board the Britannia, the vessel which carried the flag of Admiral the Earl of Northesk at the battle of Trafalgar. He was afterwards appointed rector of the public grammar school, Cape Town, and chaplain to the forces in South Africa. For criticizing a high-ranking officer over a court-martial, a case was brought against him; he was found guilty and banished from South Africa. After that he led a wandering life and in 1818 was charged at the Old Bailey, London, with forgery, found guilty and transported to Australia for seven years. There he established and ran a successful school at Sydney, New South Wales, where he died. Some of his publications (with shortened titles): A Collection of Odes, Poems, and Translations, 1789. An Ode (Attempted in Sapphic Verse), 1789. Poems on Various Occasions, 1791. Lachrymae Hibernicae, or the Genius of Erin's Complaint, a Ballad, 1801. The Battle of Trafalgar, a Poem, to Which is Added a Selection of Fugitive Pieces, 1806.Sources: Bibliography of 19th-c. Irish Literature (http://info.wlu.ca/Halloran, Lawrence Hyneswwweng/faculty/jwright/irish/biblio-main.htm). Deception: Forgery, Lawrence Halloran, 09 Sept. 1818 (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/html_units/1810s/t18180909-4.html). Dictionary of National Biography. Electronic Edition 1.1. Oxford University Press, 1997. The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The New Oxford Book of Eighteenth Century Verse. Roger Lonsdale, ed. Oxford University Press, 2003.
British and Irish poets. A biographical dictionary. William Stewart. 2015.
Look at other dictionaries:
New York City Fire Department casualties of the September 11 attacks — FDNY apparatus at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) suffered significant casualties in the September 11 attacks, with a total of 343 personnel killed. The following list br … Wikipedia
Micky Ward — Ward in March 2011 Statistics Real name Micky Ward Nickname(s) Irish Rated at … Wikipedia
Oxford period poetry anthologies — These are Oxford poetry anthologies of English poetry, which select from a given period. See also The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse. Contents 1 New Oxford Book of Seventeenth Century Verse (1991) 2 New Oxford Book of Eighteenth… … Wikipedia
G. Oliver Koppell — Gabriel Oliver Koppell Member of the New York City Council from the 11th District Incumbent Assumed office January 2002 Preceded by June Eisland Constituency Bronx: Kingsbridge, Riverdale, Woodlawn, Norwood, parts of … Wikipedia
Convicts in Australia — The Fremantle Prison whipping post. The prison was built by convict labour in the 1850s. During the late 18th and 19th centuries, large numbers of convicts were transported to the various Australian penal colonies by the British government. One… … Wikipedia