1792 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

George Keate

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



George Keate, Esq. (probably of a Wiltshire family, which, by marrying with the Seymours, are descended from a sister of Lady Jane Grey) educated at the Temple, though of an independent fortune, is well known for his Poems, his Sketches in a Journey to Margate, his Account of the Pelew Islands, &c. &c. He resides in Charlotte-street, Bloomsbury Square, where he dedicates his time to literature and the arts.