ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Philip Neve

(1750 ca.-1824)


Philip Neve studied at Eton (1760-65) and later at the Inner Temple. He was a magistrate for the county of Middlesex (1792-1817) and a commissioner of bankrupts (1794-1824). Neve (whose nickname at Eton was "Jockey") collected Roman coins and contributed articles on early poetry to the Monthly Mirror.


TEXT RECORDS:

1789Cursory Remarks: Edmund Spenser.

PUBLICATIONS:

Cursory remarks on some of the ancient English poets, particularly Milton. 1789.
A narrative of the disinterment of Milton's coffin. 1790.
A letter to Rev. William Cockburne, occasioned by his account of Lord Cockburn's death. 1804.