1816 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. William Lipscomb

Anonymous, in Biographical Dicitonary of Living Authors (1816) 206-07.



WILLIAM LIPSCOMB, M.A. Rector of Welbury in Yorkshire and Chaplain to the Earl of Darlington. He was of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he took his master's degree in 1784. His publications are:

Poems on various subjects, 4to. 1784. — Verses on the Beneficial Effects of Innoculation, which obtained one of the Chancellor's Prizes at Oxford in the year 1772, printed in a separate form in 8vo. 1792. — The Pardoner's Tale, from Chaucer, 8vo. 1792. — Case of the War considered in a Letter to Henry Duncombe, esq. 8vo. 1794. — A second Letter to Henry Duncombe, Esq. M.P. for the county of York, 8vo. 1795. — The Cantebury Tales of Chaucer, completed in a modern version. 3 v. 8vo. 1795.