1858 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. William Bell

Samuel Austin Allibone, in Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1858-71; 1882) 1:161.



Prebendary of Westminster, and treasurer of St. Paul's, was a student and Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge. He was noted for his liberality and general excellence of character. He transferred, in 1810, 15,200 three per cent. consols to the University of Cambridge, as a foundation for eight new scholarships, to bestowed upon sons of poor clergymen.