ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Henry Harington the Younger

(1755-1791)


Henry Harington, the second son of the noted physican of the same name, was a descendent of John Harington of Stepny. At the age of fourteen he edited Nugae Antiquae from the Arundel Harington manuscripts. At fifteen he matriculated at Queen's College Oxford (B.A. 1774, M.A. 1777, D.D. 1788). Harington took orders and held various positions before becoming prebendary of Bath and Wells (1787) and minor canon of Norwich Cathedral.


TEXT RECORDS:

1768The Hermite's Addresse to Youthe. Written in the Gardens of the Vauxhall, at Bath.
1769The Hospitable Oake.
1769[Untitled, "Why didst thou raise such woeful wayle."]
1773Written in the Pump-Room at Bath.

PUBLICATIONS:

Nugae Antiquae, ed. Harington. 1769.