Edward Cary d.1711
Edward CARY d.1711
Born at Melford, Suffolk; son of John Cary (d.1639?). A Roman Catholic priest, he was ordained in 1651, served as chaplain to Sir George Cary at Torre Abbey, Devon, and made a canon in 1681. Appointed chaplain-general to the army by James II in 1684; fled abroad after 1689. He died in France in 1711.
Maintained a library for the English Catholic clergy, the books being marked E. C. CL[ericorum] Ang[lorum].
- Gooch, Leo. "Cary, Edward (d. 1711), Roman Catholic priest." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
- Potter, J. M. Catalogue of the Travers collection, 1990, 55e/p.217.