1892 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Richard Cobbold

Frederic Boase, Modern English Biography (1892-1921) 1:659.



REV. RICHARD COBBOLD (20 child of John Cobbold of Ipswich, brewer). b. Ipswich 1797; ed. at Bury St. Edmunds and Caius coll. Cam., scholar, B.A. 1820, M.A. 1823; R. of Wortham, Suffolk 1826 to death; rural dean of Hartismere, Suffolk 1844-69; author of History of Margaret Catchpole 2 vols. 1845 of which 100,000 copies were sold; Mary Ann Wellington 3 vols. 1846; The young man's home 1848 and other books. d. Wortham rectory 5 Jany. 1877. Public men of Ipswich (1875) 170.