1770 ca. ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Whitehead

William Cole, "Collectanea for Athenae Cantabrigienses" 1770 ca.; Restituta or ... English Literature Revived 3 (1815) 52.



He is son of a baker in Cambridge, in St. Botolph's parish; educated, as I think, at Winchester, by the interest of Commissary Graves; placed with the Earl of Jersey, as tutor of Ld. Villiers; with which the Earl he now continues, and is much in his favour, (Aug. 25, 1750) but because he would not go into orders three or four years ago, quitted his Fellowship.