1789-1870

December 19, 1789, County Limerick, Ireland.

October 1870.

Son of John Crossley Seymour, Vicar of Cahirelly, diocese of Cashel, Seymour was a descendant of Sir Henry Seymour, brother of Jane Seymour, third wife of Henry VIII. He spent much time in literary pursuits from an early age. He edited a new edition of Dr. Gillies’ Life of Whitefield, and wrote a Memoir, which was prefixed to the Reliques of Ancient Irish Poetry, by Miss Charlotte Brooke, 1816. Seymour lived for some time in Naples, Italy (circa 1839-47), then at Bristol, England. His other works include:

  1. Jesus, Immortal King, Arise