ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Nathaniel Whiting

(1612 ca.-1663 fl.)


Nathaniel Whiting attended Queen's College Cambridge as a pensioner (B.A. 1631, M.A. 1635); he was ordained in 1639 and was "intruding minister" of Aldwincle All Saints, Northamptonshire (1653-62), from which position he was eventually ejected. In addition to his clerical duties, Whiting was master of the grammar school.


TEXT RECORDS:

1638Il Insonio Insonnadado, or a sleeping-waking Dreame, vindicating the divine Breath of Poesie.

PUBLICATIONS:

Le hore di recreatione: or the pleasant history of Albino and Bellama. 1637.
Il Insonio insonnadado. 1637.
Old Jacob's ladder newly repaired; or, the saints triangle of dangers, deliverences and duties. 1659.