1807 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Richard Jago

Robert Southey, in Specimens of the Later English Poets (1807) 3:199.



The friend of Shenstone and Graves, who had courage enough to break through the prejudice which exists at both our Universities, against Servitors and Sizers, and to admit him of their Society, on which Jago brought no discredit. He was afterwards protected and cherished by persons of higher rank, and died at the Rectory of Snitterfield, in Warwickshire, which he owed to the patronage of the Earl Nugent.