1719 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Bevil Higgons

Giles Jacob, in Poetical Register: or the Lives and Characters of the English Dramatick Poets (1719) 138-39.



A Gentleman who follow'd the Fortunes of the late King James II. He is still living in France, and as I am told by a Friend of his, maintains his Wit and good Humour undepress'd by his Misfortunes. He has writ one Play, call'd,

The Generous Conqueror; a Tragedy, acted at the Theatre Royal.