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The Poetry of the Gentleman’s Magazine, 1731 – 1800:
An Electronic Database of Titles, Authors, and First Lines
– An Ongoing Project –

Emily Lorraine de Montluzin



Watson, Thomas (translator and poet; 1555/6-92).  63-i (1793): 558 (3).

Watts, Isaac (Nonconformist minister and hymn-writer; 1674-1748).  9 (1739): 433-434 [with -----]; 30 (1760): 535 [misnumbered as 355]; 41 (1771): 420; 49 (1779): 461.

Watts, J.  23 (1753): 282-285 (minor alterations to verses by Samuel Cobb).

Watts, Susanna (miscellaneous writer and translator; bapt. 1768; d. 1842).  69-i (1799): 61-62.

Weaver, John (antiquary and poet; 1576-1632).  58-ii (1788): 600.

Webb, Foster.  9 (1739): 655; 10 (1740): 88, 193, 256, 311-312, 312, 462, 463; 11 (1741): 46; 12 (1742): 46; 19 (1749): 86.

Webster, Alexander (minister in Edinburgh and poet; 1707-84).  19 (1749): 518.

Webster, Rev. William (clergyman and journalist; 1689-1758).  3 (1733): 174 [?].

Wedderburn, General David (soldier; killed in combat in India, 1773).  57-ii (1787): 626 [?].

Weekes, A.  38 (1738): 135.

Weekes, James Eyre, of Dublin.  14 (1744): 387.

Welchman, Rev. John, of Tamworth (clergyman; b. ca. 1696).  11 (1741): 601.

Weller, -----.  29 (1759): 483.

Wells, David (antiquary; 1733-90).  54-ii (1784): 696; 55-i (1785): 167.

Welsted, Leonard (poet; bapt. 1688; d. 1747).  60-ii (1790): 936-937.

Wesley, Rev. Charles (clergyman and hymn writer; 1707-88).  55-i (1785): 247 [? (or Rev. John Wesley?)]; 61-i (1791): 284 [? (or Rev. John Wesley?)].

Wesley, Rev. John (founder of Methodism; 1703-91).  6 (1736): 740 (alterations of verses by Mehetabel Wesley Wright); 55-i (1785): 247 [? (or Rev. Charles Wesley?)]; 61-i (1791): 284 [? (or Rev. Charles Wesley?)].

Wesley, Rev. Samuel, the Younger (schoolmaster and poet; 1690/91-1739).  3 (1733): 375-376; 4 (1734): 382, 448 (2); 20 (1750): 275 [? (or ----- Fitzgerald?)]; 55-i (1785): 365.

West, Gilbert (miscellaneous writer; 1703-56).  16 (1746): 665.

West, Jane (novelist and miscellaneous writer; 1758-1852).  61-i (1791): 68-69, 69; 63-ii (1793): 1134, 1134-1135; 65-i (1795): 422 (2); 69-i (1799): 149 (2); 70-i (1800): 370 (2), 465, 465-466, 466; 70-ii (1800): 665 (3).

West, John, Viscount Cantelupe and 1st Earl De La Warr (general; 1693-1766).  22 (1752): 376.

West, John, 2nd Earl De La Warr (general and Lord Chamberlain; 1729-77).  36 (1766): 188.

West, Richard (poet; 1716-42).  45 (1775): 291.

Weston, Joseph (of Solihull; organist).  54-ii (1784): 778; 58-i (1788): 444; 58-ii (1788): 823, 915, 1008, 1106; 60-i (1790): 160-163; 61-ii (1791): 660 (2), 760; 62-ii (1792): 654 (4); 63-i (1793): 559-560; 63-ii (1793): 941-942.

Weston, Rev. Stephen (antiquary and orientalist; 1747-1830).  57-i (1787): 32; 57-ii (1787): 626 [?]; 60-ii (1790): 1128 [?]; 62-i (1792): 464 [?], 560 [?]; 65-i (1795): 240 [?]; 66-i (1796): 512 [?].

Whalley, Dr. William (physician?; d. ca. 1739?).  63-ii (1793): 906.

Whalley, Rev. Thomas Sedgwick (poet; 1746-1828).  52 (1782): 133; 55-i (1785): 133; 56-i (1786): 154-155.

Wharton, Philip, Duke of Wharton (profligate, president of the Hell-Fire Club, and Jacobite outlaw; 1698-1731).  61-ii (1791): 721-722.

Whateley, Mary.  See Darwall, Mary Whateley.

Wheatley, Phillis (slave poet in Boston, Massachusetts; ca. 1753-84).  43 (1773): 456.

Wheeler, Rev. Benjamin (Professor of Poetry and Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford; ca. 1733-83).  43 (1773): 343.

White, Joseph (orientalist; Laudian Professor of Arabic and Regius Professor of Hebrew at Oxford; 1745-1814).  49 (1779): 606.

White, Rev. Gilbert (naturalist of Selborne; 1720-93).  53-ii (1783): 958, 958-959, 959; 54-i (1784): 287; 60-i (1790): 26.

Whitehead, Paul (satirist; 1710-74).  3 (1733): 317-318; 9 (1739): 266; 16 (1746): 266 (2); 17 (1747): 292; 21 (1751): 179; 28 (1758): 539.

Whitehead, William (poet laureate; 1715-85).  11 (1741): 48; 13 (1743): 157; 14 (1744): 100; 17 (1747): 444; 20 (1750): 133-134, 134; 21 (1751): 568; 24 (1754): 236-237, 237 (2), 430; 27 (1757): 84; 28 (1758): 538; 29 (1759): 32, 227, 539; 30 (1760): 38; 31 (1761): 38, 278; 32 (1762): 39, 85-86, 86, 139, 286; 33 (1763): 37, 308; 35 (1765): 39-40, 287; 36 (1766): 285, 429; 37 (1767): 39, 472; 38 (1768): 39-40, 294; 41 (1771): 39, 279; 42 (1772): 38, 287, 588; 43 (1773): 39, 293; 44 (1774): 37, 279; 45 (1775): 301-302; 46 (1776): 36, 279; 47 (1777): 38, 286; 48 (1778): 39, 278; 49 (1779): 37, 317; 50 (1780): 37, 291; 51 (1781): 36, 283; 52 (1782): 36, 302; 53-i (1783): 62, 519; 54-i (1784): 45, 453; 55-i (1785): 53.

Whitehouse, Rev. John (poet; b. 1755 or 1756; d. 1824).  48 (1778): 278-279 [?], 384 [?], 488 [?], 534-535 [?], 598 [?]; 49 (1779): 152 [?], 263-264 [?], 318, 320, 368, 416, 462 (2), 509-510, 558.

Whittell, T. (dated from the Royal Exchange; perhaps the same person as Thomas Whittle [sic] of Newcastle, q.v.).  23 (1753): 484.

Whittle, Thomas (of Newcastle; perhaps the same person as T. Whittell [q.v.], who dated from the Royal Exchange).  5 (1735): 326.

Whyte, Samuel (schoolmaster and poet; 1733-1811).  39 (1769): 159.

Wigston, W. V.  6 (1736): 158 (2).

Wilde, Herbert (b. ca. 1706).  41 (1771): 88 [?].

Wilkes, John (Radical journalist and Lord Mayor of London; 1727-97).  52 (1782): 495; 61-ii (1791): 952; 68-i (1798): 124.

Wilkes, Rev. Richard (antiquarian; 1691-1760).  58-i (1788): 65.

Williams, Anna (poet and member of Samuel Johnson’s circle; 1706-83).  24 (1754): 40; 36 (1766): 187.

Williams, Edward [Iolo Morgannwg] (Welsh bard; 1746-1826).  55-ii (1785): 937; 59-ii (1789): 1035-1036; 62-ii (1792): 957 (2); 64-ii (1794): 981.

Williams, Helen Maria (poet; 1762-1827).  65-ii (1795): 688, 1040; 66-i (1796): 66.

Williams, John, of Maidstone (tailor; d. 1795).  65-ii (1795): 1114.

Williams, John Hanbury (of Colebrook, Monmouthshire; ca. 1750-1819).  63-ii (1793): 846-847.

Williams, John [pseud. “Anthony Pasquin”] (poet and miscellaneous writer; 1761-1818).  56-ii (1786): 791; 59-i (1789): 72-73, 73; 61-i (1791): 470; 62-i (1792): 168; 63-ii (1793): 654, 1203.

Williams, Robert [Robyn Erch; Robert ap Gwilym Ddu] (Welsh bard; 1766-1850).  62-i (1792): 462; 62-ii (1792): 791 (2).

Williams, Sir Charles Hanbury (satirist and diplomat; 1708-59).  12 (1742): 438, 441-442; 13 (1743): 491; 19 (1749): 232; 23 (1753): 437; 56-i (1786): 157.

Williams, William, of Ivy Tower, Pembrokes. (b. 1736; antiquary).  60-i (1790): 354, 451; 60-ii (1790): 844, 1034 (2); 61-ii (1791): 663.

Willis, Browne (antiquary; 1682-1760).  30 (1760): 290.

Willis, Rev. William Augustus (clergyman; d. 1789).  42 (1772): 88, 384; 47 (1777): 390-391; 49 (1779): 95; 62-i (1792): 167; 64-i (1794): 462; 67-ii (1797): 869-870.

Willyams, Rev. Cooper (topographical illustrator and clergyman; 1762-1816).  61-i (1791): 368 [? (or Captain Powell Snell?)].

Wilmot, John, 2nd Earl of Rochester (libertine and writer of obscene verse; 1647-80).  38 (1768): 439 [? (or Jonathan Swift?)]; 54-i (1784): 219.

Wilson, Gavin (Scottish shoemaker and Masonic poet).  63-i (1793): 310, 310-311.

Winn, Captain Isaac.  25 (1755): 277.

Winn, J. L. (of Spanish Town, Jamaica).  59-i (1789): 351.

Winstanley, John (poet; 1677?-1750).  2 (1732): 718; 3 (1733): 601 [?]; 7 (1737): 375 [1st 375] [?].

Winstone, William Hayward.  70-i (1800): 373.

Wise, Rev. Joseph (clergyman and poet; fl. 1766-79).  36 (1766): 482, 588.

Wodhull, Michael (book collector and translator; 1740-1816).  56-ii (1786): 985; 60-i (1790): 312, 357 [?]; 62-ii (1792): 1039; 64-i (1794): 68; 64-ii (1794): 975.

Woffington, Margaret (Irish actress; 1720?-60).  22 (1752): 39.

Wolcot, Dr. John [“Peter Pindar”] (physician and poet; 1738-1819).  56-ii (1786): 604; 58-ii (1788): 733 [?]; 61-ii (1791): 950-951; 63-i (1793): 560.

Wood, Rev. John (clergyman; 1781-1833).  69-i (1799): 60-61.

Woodfall, Henry, II (printer of the Public Advertiser; 1713-69).  5 (1735): 153.

Woodhouse, James (shoemaker and poet; 1735-1820).  39 (1769): 552.

Woodmason, Rev. Charles (planter and clergyman in South Carolina; ca. 1720-ca. 1776).  23 (1753): 240-241, 337-338; 24 (1754): 88, 381.

Woodward, Henry (actor; 1714-77).  32 (1762): 494.

Woolston, Rev. William (of Adderbury, Oxon.; schoolmaster and collector of coins; d. 1817).  69-ii (1799): 975.

Woolston, Thomas (of Adderbury, Oxon.; father of Rev. William Woolston).  59-i (1789): 163 (3), 258, 358; 59-ii (1789): 650, 842-843; 60-i (1790): 451; 60-ii (1790): 1036; 62-i (1792): 111-112; 63-ii (1793): 1178; 64-ii (1794): 1036 (2); 70-i (1800): 209-211.

Wotton, Sir Henry (diplomat, poet, and provost of Eton; 1568-1639).  35 (1765): 231; 43 (1773): 344.

Woty, William (civil servant, poet, and playwright; bapt. 1732; d. 1791).  28 (1758): 434, 539-540; 29 (1759): 30, 32, 132 (2), 179 (2), 334, 485; 30 (1760): 146, 242, 384, 534; 35 (1765): 382; 39 (1769): 104; 43 (1773): 243-244; 47 (1777): 140.

Wrangham, Rev. Francis (classicist and miscellaneous writer; 1769-1842).  62-ii (1792): 940 [?] (2), 941; 70-ii (1800): 980-981.

Wray, Daniel (antiquary; 1701-83).  49 (1779): 150; 54-i (1784): 48; 70-i (1800): 113.

Wright, Dr. William (physician and botanist; 1735-1819).  31 (1761): 135.

Wright, George.  54-ii (1784): 616 (2).

Wright, Mehetabel Wesley (poet; sister of John and Charles Wesley; 1697-1751).  3 (1733): 542 (2); 6 (1736): 740 (with alterations by Rev. John Wesley).

Wynter, Dr. John (physician; b. 1699).  31 (1761): 376.

Yalden, Rev. Thomas (poet; 1670-1736).  49 (1779): 511 (3).

Yate, Richard, of Chively, Salop (farmer and theological writer; bapt. 1698; d. 1780).  5 (1735): 45 (3), 211 (2), 216 [1st 216], 328 (2), 426-430, 496, 673 (2); 6 (1736): 222, 419-420, 614-615; 7 (1737): 629; 8 (1738): 374, 595; 9 (1739): 41; 10 (1740): 195, 197, 617, 618; 11 (1741): 439, 663 (3); 13 (1743): 157; 15 (1745): 215, 608; 17 (1747): 490; 18 (1748): 564 [?]; 23 (1753): 485.

Yearsley, Ann (the “Bristol milk-woman” poet; 1756-1806).  55-i (1785): 305.

Yeo, Richard (engraver of medals and engraver to the Royal Mint; 1720-79).  2 (1732): 769-770.

Yersin, J.  15 (1745): 439 (5); 16 (1746): 104 [?] (3).

Yonge, Sir William (politician; ca. 1693-1755).  6 (1736): 103; 19 (1749): 85.

Yorke, Charles (Lord Chancellor; 1722-70).  40 (1770): 38, 39 (2).

Yorke, Philip, 1st Earl of Hardwicke (Lord Chancellor; 1690-1764).  31 (1761): 183.

Yorke, Philip, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke (Privy Councillor, High Steward of Cambridge University, and editor of political collections; 1720-90).  52 (1782): 494 [?].

Young, J.  12 (1742): 327.

Young, Lady (daughter of Dr. John Taylor).  42 (1772): 487.

Young, Maria Julia (poet).  64-i (1794): 69, 457, 558; 64-ii (1794): 937-938.

Young, Rev. Edward (poet; 1683-1765).  2 (1732): 1024; 5 (1735): 216 [1st 216]; 14 (1744): 100-101; 18 (1748): 327; 23 (1753): 140; 32 (1762): 234; 47 (1777): 548; 62-i (1792): 166; 68-ii (1798): 728; 70-ii (1800): 608 (2).

Yriarte, Juan de (Spanish writer; 1702-71).  60-i (1790): 74.

Zappi, Faustina Maratti (poet; ca. 1680-1745).  61-ii (1791): 1141.

Zinzendorf, Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von (Moravian pastor and hymn writer; 1700-60).  20 (1750): 503 (6).