Cary, Henry Francis
Born: Dec 06, 1772 AD
Died: 1844 AD, at 71 years of age.
1772 - He was born at Gibraltar on the 6th of December.
1797 - He took holy orders and became vicar of Abbots Bromley in Staffordshire.
1800 - He also became vicar of Kingsbury in Warwickshire.
1814 - His version of the whole Divina Commedia.
1824 - Cary published a translation of The Birds of Aristophanes.
1826 - He was appointed assistant-librarian in the British Museum, a post which he held for about eleven years.
- He resigned because the appointment of keeper of the printed books, which should have been his in the ordinary course of promotion, was refused him when it fell vacant.
1844 - He died in London and was buried in Westminster Abbey on the 14th of August.
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