Nicholas Brady

Life
1659-1726; b. Bandon, Co. Cork; sometime rector of Cork; moved to London; issued authorised translation of Psalms with Nahum Tate, 1696; trans Aeneid and wrote tragedy, The Rape, or the Innocent Imposter (1692). RR CAB ODNB DIW ODQ OCIL PI

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References
D. J. O’Donoghue, The Poets of Ireland: A Biographical Dictionary (Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co 1912) lists New Version of the Psalms of David, in conj. with Nahum Tate, Lon 1695, 8vo.; The Aeneids of Virgil, in English verse, 4 vols. Lon 1716; The Rape, a trag. in five acts and in verse, 1692. b. Bandon, 1659; valuable living in London. d. 1726. See also Richard Ryan, Biographia Hibernica, Irish Worthies (1821), vol. I, p.198f.

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations selects from Tate and Brady (under Nahum Tate), Dido and Aeneas, play by Tate, with song[s] by Brady; New Version of the Psalms (1696), and Supplement (1700), which belongs in fact to Tate alone [see infra].

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Notes
The Rape (1692); dram. pers., Gunderic, Genselaric, Briomer, Albimer, Rodvic, Almeric, Agilmond, Valda[?u]ra, Almazontha, Rhadegonda, Arione, Merinda. (See Wells & Bergquist, English Drama [Microcards]; also also Peter Kavanagh, Irish Theatre (1946).

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