1824 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

John Chalkhill

Robert Watt, in Bibliotheca Britannica (1824) 1:109.



A Gentleman, Scholar, and Poet of considerable talent, was an intimate friend of Edmund Spenser. He died before he had even time to perfect the fable of the Poem on which his claims as a Poet rest.