1719 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Joseph Trapp

Giles Jacob, in Poetical Register: or the Lives and Characters of the English Dramatick Poets (1719) 259-60.



Quondam Chaplain to the late Lord Bolingbroke, and at present Lecturer of St. Martins in the Fields. He was educated at Wadham-College, Oxon, where he writ a Play, call'd,

ABRAMULE, or Love and Empire; a Tragedy,

acted at the Theatre in Lincolns-Inn-Fields, 1704, with Applause. Dedicated to the Right Honourable the Lady Harriot Godolphin. He has publish'd several Poems, and Translations, particularly the Aeneis of Virgil in Blank Verse.