1757 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Allan Ramsay

Obituary in Scots Magazine 19 (December 1757) 670.



7 January. At Edinburgh, in an advanced age, Mr. Allan Ramsay, formerly a bookseller, in that city. He was well known for his Gentle Shepherd, and many other poetical pieces in the Scotch dialect, which he wrote and collected.