1715 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Nicholas Rowe

Thomas Hearne, 26 August 1715; Reliquae Hearniae, ed. Bliss (1869) 2:16.



Mr. Nic. Rowe is made poet laureat in the room of Mr. Tate, deceased. This Rowe is a great whig, and but a mean poet.