Frere, John Hookham (17691841)

Frere, John Hookham, English politician and author, born in London, uncle of the preceding; he was a staunch supporter of Pitt, and in 1799 became Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs; a year later he was envoy to Lisbon, and subsequently minister to Spain; in 1821 he retired to Malta, where he devoted himself to scholarly pursuits, twice declining a peerage; in his early days he was a contributor to the Anti-Jacobin, and shares with his school-fellow Canning the authorship of the “Needy Knife-Grinder”; but he is best known by his fine translations of some of Aristophanes' plays (17691841).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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