1690 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Robert Roche

Anthony Wood, Athenae Oxonienses (1690-91; 1721) 1:298-99.



ROBERT ROCHE a Somersetshire Man born, became a Batler of Commoner of Magd. Hall in 1595, aged 18 Years, and Bach. of Arts 9 June 1599, and under the Name of Rob. Roche, Gent. publish'd a Poem, entit. Eustathia: Or, the Constancy of Susanna, containing the preservation of the godly, subversion of the wicked, precepts for the aged, Instructions for Youth, Pleasure with Profit. Oxon. 1599. oct. He was afterwards Minister of Helton in Dorsetshire, where he continued in good repute among the Neighbourhood, and had a Son of both his Names, an ingenious Man of Madg. Coll. in the beginning of K. Ch. I.