1720 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Flatman

Giles Jacob, in Historical Account of the Lives and Writings of our most considerable English Poets (1720) 56.



A Barister at Law, of the Middle-Temple; He was a Gentleman of Eminence in the Two Noble Arts of Painting and Poetry: which he made use of only for his own private Entertainment.

The Excellent Collection of Poems written by him, consist chiefly of Pindarick Odes, Songs, and Sonnets. The 3rd Edit. 8vo. Printed in the Year 1682.