1827 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Belsham

Anonymous, Obituary in Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature NS 1 (December 1827) 928.



Lately at an advanced age, Mr. William Belsham, well known to the public by his numerous publications. Mr. Belsham was the author of many tracts on politics and political economy during the French revolution and the revolutionary war. But his chief works are his Essays, Philosophical and Moral, Historical and Literary; and his History of England, which embraced the period intervening between the abdication of James the Second and the death of George the Third.