1814 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Shadwell

George Dyer, in History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge (1814) 2:419.



With respect to Mr. Shadwell, the poet-laureat, from whom we have wandered, he was the author of seventeen dramatic pieces, of which his Epsom Wells is said to be the most admired.