1782 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Chamberlayne

Anonymous, in Biographia Dramatica (1782; 1812) 1:101.



Dr. Chamberlayne, in 1659, published Pharonnida, in heroic poem, 8vo. a work comprising five books, which, though, says Langbaine, it hath nothing extraordinary to recommend it, yet appeared abroad, in prose, 1683, under the title of a novel, called Eromena; or, The Noble Stranger.