1860 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Samuel Bishop

George Gilfillan, in Specimens with Memoirs of the less-known British Poets (1860) 3:288.



This gentleman was born in 1731, and died in 1795. He was an English clergyman, master of Merchant Tailors' School, London, and author of a volume of Latin pieces, entitled Feriae Poeticae, and of various other poetical pieces. We give some verses to his wife, from which it appears that he remained an arden lover long after having become a husband.