1860 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Richard Barnfield

George Gilfillan, in Specimens with Memoirs of the less-known British Poets (1860) 1:162.



Richard Barnfield. Of him we only know that he published several poetical volumes between 1594 and 1598. We give one beautiful piece, "To a Nightingale," which used to be attributed to Shakspeare.