1781 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Richard Brathwait

Thomas Warton, in History of English Poetry (1774-81; 1840) 3:464-65.



Richard Brathwayte, a native of Northumberland, admitted at Oriel college, Oxford, in 1604, and afterwards a student at Cambridge, chiefly remembered, if remembered at all, as one of the minor pastoral poets of the reign of James the First, published in 1619, NATURES embassie, or the Wilde-mans measures, danced naked, by twelve Satyrs, with sundry others, &c.