1882 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. John Moultrie

Epes Sargent, in Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry (1882) 515.



Moultrie (1799-1874) was associated with Praed, Henry Nelson Coleridge, and others in the Etonian and in Knight's Quarterly Magazine. He studied for the Church, and became Rector of Rugby. A complete edition of his poems, with a memoir b the Rev. Derwent Coleridge, was published in 1876. Moultrie edited an edition of Gray's poetical works. He was the author of My Brother's Grave, and other Poems, published in 1837; Lays of the English Church, 1843, etc. He also edited the Poetical Remains of his friend, William Sidney Walker.