1729 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Blount

Thomas Hearne, 2 November 1729; Reliquae Hearniae, ed. Bliss (1869) 3:34.



My friend Mr. Baker read Blount's Boscobel with pleasure, when he was very young, in his father's house; as indeed it is a very pleasant, entertaining book, and perhaps may contain many things that were communicated by father Huddleston, whom Mr. Wood heard at Oxford to relate the whole story.