1812 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Judith Cowper Madan

John Nichols, in Literary Anecdotes of the XVIII Century (1812-15) 3:60-61n.



In Dodsley's Fourth Volume are some Verses written in his Coke upon Littleton, by his [Ashley Cowper's] sister Judith, who had a striking taste for poetry, and who married Colonel Madan, and transmitted her poetical taste and devotional spirit to a daughter.