1892 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Carter Allen

Frederic Boase, Modern English Biography (1892-1921) 1:52.



JOHN CARTER HAY ALLEN, calling himself John Sobieski Stolberg Stuart (elder son of Thomas Gatehouse Allen 1772-1851). Said to have received cross of the Legion of Honneur from hands of Napoleon for bravery on field of Waterloo; lived with his brother Charles at Edinburgh, at Glasgow, at Eile-an-Aigais near Inverness; author of Poems 1822; edited the Vestiarum Scoticum 1842. (m. 29 Oct. 1845 Georgiana eld. dau. of Edward Kendall of Cheltenham). d. 52 Stanley st. St. George's Hanover sq. 13 Feb. 1872.