Cary, Robert, Lld
Cary, Robert, LL.D.
an English clergyman and learned chronologer, was born at Cockington, Devonshire, about the year 1615, and educated at Exeter and Corpus Christi Colleges, Oxford. He became rector of Portlemouth, in Devonshire, and affiliated with the Presbyterians of that section during the civil war. He became archdeacon-of Exeter, Aug. 18, 1662, but was ejected in. about two years after which, he retired to his rectory at Portlemouth, where he died, Sept. 19, 1688. His principal work was entitled Paleologia Chronicn, a chronological account of ancient time, in three parts: 1. Didactical; 2. Apodeictical; 3. Canonical (Lond. 1677). See Chalmers, Biog, Dict. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.