1816 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Bertie Greatheed

Anonymous, in Biographical Dictionary of Living Authors (1816) 136.



Bertie Greatheed, Esq. son of the late Samuel G. Esq. of Guy's Cliff, near Warwick, by Mary, daughter of the second Duke of Ancaster. This gentleman, when in Italy, in 1785, was one of the contributors to The Florence Miscellany, which exposed its authors to the castigation of Mr. Gifford in his Baviad and Maeviad. Mr. G. is likewise the author of a tragedy, intitled The Regent, 8vo. 1788.