1816 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Elizabeth Cobbold

Capel Lofft to Richard Polwhele, 22 October 1816; Polwhele, Traditions and Recollections (1826) 2:690.



Mrs. Cobbold, a lady whose benevolent exertions are unwearied, and who loves and cultivates all the fine arts, has eminently exerted herself in promoting the requisite assistance in this county, the parent and the nurse of the pastoral genius of the poet [Richard Bloomfield].