1798 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Elizabeth Bentley

David Rivers, in Literary Memoirs of Living Authors (1798) 1:48.



ELIZABETH BENTLEY, a native of Norwich of obscure birth, who, with few advantages of education, and few incentives to study, produced a volume of poems, generally elegant and harmonious. It was published by subscription, in 1791, at her native place.