1675 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. William Cartwright

Edward Phillips, in Theatrum Poetarum (1675) 2:190.



William Cartwright, Student of Christ-Church in Oxford, where he liv'd in fame and reputation, for his singular parts and Ingenuity; but most especially his excelling Vein in Poetry, which produc't a Volume of Poems, which were publisht not long after his death; and among the rest his Tragedie, The Royal Slave hath been in principal esteem.