1720 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Edward Fairfax

Giles Jacob, in Historical Account of the Lives and Writings of our most considerable English Poets (1720) 54.



An Elegant Poet, in the Reign of King Charles the First, who besides several Productions of his own Genius, which have pass'd in the World with a general Applause, has given us an Excellent Translation of,

GODFREY of Bologne, an Heroick Poem, from Torquato Tasso, Stiled the Prince of Italian Poets.