1719 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Hughes

Giles Jacob, in Poetical Register: or the Lives and Characters of the English Dramatick Poets (1719) 145.



This Gentleman is Secretary to the Commission for Justices of the Peace. He has written an Opera; call'd,

CALYPSO and TELEMACHUS; perform'd at the Queen's Theatre in the Hay-market.

He has a Tragedy ready for the Stage, call'd The Siege of Damascus.