1847 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Heywood

Edward Farr, in Select Poetry, chiefly sacred, of the Reign of King James the First (1847) xxxix.



In 1609 this author published "Troica Britanica: or Great Britain's Troy; a Poem divided into seventeen severall cantons, intermixed with many pleasant poeticall Tales, concluding with an Universall Chronicle from the Creation untill these present Times." In 1635 he also published "The Hierarchie of the Blessed Angels," in both of which works there are many passages sublime in style and sentiment, though rude in metre.