ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

George Daniel of Beswick

(1616-1657)


George Daniel, the second son of Sir Ingleby Daniel of Kilnwick, Yorkshire, wrote most of his poems as a young man. He fought as a Royalist in the Civil War and afterwards lived in retirement in Yorkshire.


TEXT RECORDS:

1646A Vindication of Poesie.
1646An Essay; endevouring to ennoble our English Poesie by Evidence of latter Quills; and rejecting the Former.
1646The Author.
1646To Time and Honour.

PUBLICATIONS:

Scattered Fancies. 1646.
Trinarchodia. 1649.
Idyllia. 1650.
Poems, ed. A. B. Grosart. 4 vols, 1878.
Selected poems, ed. Thomas Stroup. 1959.