1792 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Christopher Anstey

Anonymous, "Biographical List of Living English Poets" Gentleman's Magazine 62 (June 1792) 505.



Christopher Anstey, Esq. educated at King's College, Cambridge, is probably of an ancient family in that county, in which, at Trumpington, he has a seat, though he resides at Bath. He is well known as the author of the Bath Guide and Election Ball.