1638 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Heywood

Richard Brathwait, in Survey of History (1638) 114n; Restituta or ... English Literature Revived 3 (1815) 358.



My judicious friend, Master Thomas Heywood, hath taken in hand (by his great industry) to make a general, though summary, description of all the Poets' Lives; and with far more felicity, I hope, than his mysterious Discourse of Angels.