1738 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Milton

Anonymous, "Milton's Monument in Westminster Abbey" London Magazine 7 (April 1738) 203.



A Bust on a white Marble Tablet, carved by Mr. Rysbrach, is put up in Westminster-Abbey, between Butler and Prior, and underneath the Name

MILTON,

In the Year of our Lord Christ One Thouscand Seven Hundred and Thirty Seven.

This Bust of the Author of Paradise lost was placed here by William Benson, Esq; one of the two Auditors of the Impress to his Majesty King George II. formerly Surveyor General of the Works to his Majesty King George I.