1814 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sir James Marriott

George Dyer, in History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge (1814) 2:142, 144.



Sir James Marriott, an eminent civilian, was master of this college [Trinity]: several publications of his are extant, particularly The Case of the Dutch Prizes, taken in the War before last, about 1759; in 1760 he also published the Rights and Privileges of both the Universities and of the University of Cambridge in particular; and an Argument in the Case of Emmanuel and Christ's College.... The Earl of Chesterfield and Sir James Marriott both wrote poetry. Sir J. M. also printed a single volume of poems.