1690 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Walsh

Anthony Wood, Athenae Oxonienses (1690-91; 1721) 2:1106.



WILLIAM WALSH, Son of Joseph Walsh of Aberley in Worcestershire, Esq; became a Gent. Commoner of Wadham Coll. in Easter Term 1678, aged 15 Years, left it without a degree, retired to his native Country, and sometimes to the Great City, and wrote

A Dialogue concerning Women, being a Defence of the Sex. Lon. 1691, oct. It is written to Eugenia the feigned Name, I suppose, of his Mistress, and the Preface to it was written by John Dryden, Esq;

Letters and Poems, amorous and gallant. Lond. 1692. in oct.