Skip to content

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



Booker, Rev. Luke (divine and poet; 1762-1835).  59-ii (1789): 1131; 62-ii (1792): 847-848; 70-i (1800): 72; 80-i (1800): 299.

Boothby, Sir Brooke (poet and political writer; 1744-1824).  52 (1782): 541.

Borbonius, Nicolaus [i.e. Nicolas Bourbon], Eld. (poet; 1503-50).  49 (1779): 26.

Boscawen, William (classicist; 1752-1811).  66-i (1796): 63-64, 422-423, 508-509; 67-ii (1797): 692; 68-i (1798): 156, 381, 424; 69-i (1799): 421-422; 70-i (1800): 258-259, 370-371.

Bosch, Jeronimo de (Dutch poet; 1740-1811).  69-ii (1799): 744.

Boswell, James (biographer of Johnson; 1740-95).  61-i (1791): 367, 564; 63-i (1793): 463-464.

Boucher, Rev. Jonathan (divine and lexicographer; 1738-1804).  49 (1779): 96.

Bourbon, Nicolas.  See Borbonius, Nicolaus.

Bourke, Edmund Fearon (ca. 1755-1812).  70-ii (1800): 801.

Bourne, Vincent (Latin poet and schoolmaster; 1695-1747).  8 (1738): 371; 17 (1747): 393.

Bowden, Dr. Samuel (physician; fl. 1733-61).  3 (1733): 431; 5 (1735): 609; 6 (1736): 106, 131, 674; 7 (1737): 178, 633; 15 (1745): 494; 16 (1746): 100; 18 (1748): 38, 421-422 [?]; 19 (1749): 179; 31 (1761): 424; 60-ii (1790): 1081.

Bowles, Rev. William Lisle (divine and poet; 1762-1850).  55-ii (1785): 909; 58-ii (1788): 1104 (2); 61-ii (1791): 1115 (2); 63-i (1793): 558; 67-ii (1797): 547 (2).

Bowyer, William, the Younger (printer; 1699-1777).  3 (1733): 710; 6 (1736): 162; 31 (1761): 422; 48 (1778): 535.

Boyce, Samuel (dramatist and poet; d. 1775).  23 (1753): 534; 24 (1754): 286, 331.

Boyce, William (musician; 1710-79).  21 (1751): 374 (2); 24 (1754): 575; 25 (1755): 278, 567.

Boyd, Mark Alexander (miscellaneous writer; 1563-1601).  58-i (1788): 63.

Boyle, John, 5th Earl of Cork, 5th Earl of Orrery, and 2nd Baron Marston (critic of Swift, essayist, and poet; 1707-62).  3 (1733): 40, 151, 319; 5 (1735): 253 [2nd 253], 324, 615; 7 (1737): 565 [?]; 8 (1738): 42 [?]; 11 (1741): 325, 326-327; 15 (1745): 101 (5).

Boyse, Samuel (poet; 1708-49).  6 (1736): 162, 741; 7 (1737): 55, 697; 10 (1740): 83, 83-84, 193, 404-405, 406-407, 463, 519, 520, 521 (2), 567; 11 (1741): 271, 272 [? or Robert Brereton?] (2), 380-381, 383, 437, 439, 493, 495 (2), 548 [2nd 548], 549 (2), 550, 605; 12 (1742): 156, 269-270, 270, 324, 380-382, 383, 383-384, 435-436, 656 [misspelled as 634]; 13 (1743): [iv] [?], 44, 378, 438, 439, 547-548; 14 (1744): 43, 45, 502, 669; 16 (1746): 268; 17 (1747): 395, 490; 18 (1748): 517.

Bradbury, S.  20 (1750): 278.

Bradley, S., of Portsmouth.  30 (1760): 194, 195 (2), 290.

Bradshaw, G. H.  53-ii (1783): 783.

Brady, Rev. Nicholas (clergyman and poet; 1659-1726).  65-ii (1795): 1079 [misnumbered as 2nd 1077] (with Nahum Tate).

Brahe, Tycho (Danish astronomer; 1546-1601).  17 (1747): 586.

Braine, Richard.  69-ii (1799): 791, 1071-1072; 70-i (1800): 373, 467.

Bramston, Rev. James (poet; 1694?-1744).  54-i (1784): 201.

Bray, Rev. Edward Atkyns (miscellaneous writer; 1778-1857).  68-i (1798): 329-330.

Bray, William (antiquary; 1736-1832).  43 (1773): 511.

Brazier, -----, of Stepney (butcher; d. 1752).  22 (1752): 192.

Bréard, Étienne, of Le Mans (weaver and Latin poet; 1680-1749).  19 (1749): 81.

Brereton, Charlotte (poet and daughter of Jane Hughes Brereton).  5 (1735): 100; 6 (1736): 221, 545, 546; 7 (1737): 119, 249, 375 [1st 375], 564; 10 (1740): 518; 11 (1741): 214, 438; 12 (1742): 103; 13 (1743): 377-378.

Brereton, Jane Hughes (poet; 1685-1740).  5 (1735): 215, 321 (2), 382, 490 (2), 614, 673; 6 (1736): 160; 7 (1737): 50, 569 [?]; 9 (1739): 155.

Brereton, Rev. Robert (clergyman; 1717-84).  8 (1738): 600, 653; 9 (1739): 40; 11 (1741): 46 [?], 272 [? (or Samuel Boyce?)] (2).

Brerewood, Thomas (poet; d. 1748).  14 (1744): 46; 16 (1746): 157, 265; 24 (1754): 428.

Brock, Henry.  64-ii (1794): 649-650.

Brooke, Frances Moore (playwright, poet, and novelist; 1724-89).  25 (1755): 568.

Brooke, Henry (poet and dramatist; 1703?-83).  9 (1739): 210; 16 (1746): 217; 18 (1748): 89; 19 (1749): 279.

Brooke, Will.  34 (1764): 343 [?].

Broome, Rev. William (translator of Homer; 1689-1745).  9 (1739): 492, 599 (2), 658; 10 (1740): 33, 82 (4), 138 (3), 195, 256, 308 (2), 311; 15 (1745): 269, 328, 382-383; 17 (1747): 191.

Brown, Dr. John (author of Athalstan; 1715-66).  26 (1756): 134.

Brown, J.  35 (1765): 90.

Brown, James (governor of Christ’s Hospital, antiquary, and genealogist; 1750-1839).  64-i (1794): 237.

Browne (or Brown), John.  55-i (1785): 216, 307.

Browne, Ferdinando (of Loughborough; d. before 1777).  47 (1777): 452.

Browne, Isaac Hawkins, the Elder (wit and poet; 1705-60).  4 (1734): 94; 5 (1735): 677, 731 (3); 6 (1736): 105 (2); 38 (1768): 392; 44 (1774): 589.

Browne, M.  67-ii (1797): 693.

Browne, Rev. Moses (poet; 1704-87).  3 (1733): [iii]-iv, 430, 433; 4 (1734): iv, 211, 269 (2), 328, 443 [2nd 443], 504, 560 [?], 562-563; 5 (1735): 44, 45 (3), 158, 377, 381, 411-416, 611; 6 (1736): 156-157 [2nd 156-157], 160-161, 477-478, 479, 613; 7 (1737): 54, 373 [1st 373], 505, 696-697, 698; 8 (1738): 44, 154, 215, 313-315, 432-433, 482, 599, 601; 10 (1740): 31, 253-254, 308, 463; 11 (1741): 157; 12 (1742): 211, 212; 13 (1743): 46; 14 (1744): 558; 18 (1748): 374, 424; 19 (1749): 39; 20 (1750): 131, 517; 64-i (1794): 303; 69-i (1799): 120.

Browne, Sir Thomas (physician; 1605-82).  38 (1768): 503-504.

Browne, Sir William (physician; 1692-1774).  15 (1745): 156.

Browne, William, of Tavistock (poet; 1590/91-1645?).  70-ii (1800): 1153.

Broxholme, Dr. Noel (physician; 1689?-1748).  8 (1738): 215-216; 11 (1741): 48.

Brundish, Rev. John Jelliand (poet; 1750-86).  56-ii (1786): 697-698.

Bryan, W. (“Count” Bryan; of Bury St. Edmunds).  1 (1731): 445; 3 (1733): 657-658; 4 (1734): 383-384, 567-568; 5 (1735): 100-101, 323, 325, 495, 733; 6 (1736): 45-46; 8 (1738): 98, 99; 10 (1740): 197; 18 (1748): 278.

Bryant, Jacob (classicist and theologian; 1715-1804).  68-ii (1798): 836; 70-ii (1800): 875.

Brydges, Sir Samuel Egerton (bibliographer and genealogist; 1762-1837).  59-i (1789): 518-519; 62-ii (1792): 781.

Buc, Sir George (poet, master of the revels, and licenser of plays; bapt. 1560; d. 1622).  68-ii (1798): 670 [?].

Buckeridge, Theophilus.  16 (1746): 646.

Bull, Rev. Nicholas (clergyman; ca. 1776-1844).  64-ii (1794): 937; 65-i (1795): 328 [?], 421 [?] (2); 66-i (1796): 325-326; 66-ii (1796): 774; 68-i (1798): 63-64; 69-i (1799): 511; 70-ii (1800): 1280.

Bullwaller, W.  23 (1753): 338.

Bunce, Rev. John (clergyman; ca. 1708-86).  50 (1780): 195.

Bunce, William (of Harbledown, Kent; b. ca. 1752).  61-i (1791): 469; 66-ii (1796): 775.

Burges, Sir James Bland (politician, poet, and playwright; 1752-1824).  66-i (1796): 326; 66-ii (1796): 1018-1019.

Burgh, Walter Hussey (Irish judge and politician; 1742-83).  61-i (1791): 103.

Burgoyne, General John (1739-85).  56-i (1786): 68, 158; 59-ii (1789): 652.

Burke, Thomas (delegate from North Carolina to the Continental Congress and later governor of North Carolina; ca. 1747-83).  48 (1778): 184 (2), 231 (2).

Burnet, -----.  14 (1744): 157 (4), 158.

Burnet, Sir Thomas (judge and pamphleteer; 1694-1753).  40 (1770): 88; 47 (1777): 343.

Burney, -----.  63-i (1793): 424.

Burney, Dr. Charles (historian of music; 1726-1814).  55-i (1785): 215.

Burns, Robert (poet; 1759-96).  57-ii (1787): 623; 59-i (1789): 353; 61-ii (1791): 856, 1085; 64-i (1794): 461; 64-ii (1794): 748-749; 67-ii (1797): 783.

Burroughs, Rev. Lewis (clergyman).  13 (1743): 603; 17 (1747): 538.

Burton, Edmund (“Ruben D’Moundt”; barrister; b. 1721).  52 (1782): 540-541.

Busby, Rev. Richard (divine and headmaster of Westminster School; 1606-95).  63-ii (1793): 896.

Busby, Thomas (musician; 1755-1838).  68-i (1798): 425.

Butler, Rev. Weeden, the Elder (miscellaneous writer; 1742-1823), or the Younger (miscellaneous writer; 1772-1831).  68-ii (1798): 883-884; 69-ii (1799): 792.

Butler, Rev. Weeden, the Younger (miscellaneous writer; 1772-1831).  69-i (1799): 12; 70-ii (1800): 1263.

Butler, Samuel (author of Hudibras; 1612-80).  16 (1746): 379; 69-i (1799): 452.

Butson, Rev. Christopher, Dean of Waterford and later Bishop of Killaloe and Clonfert (1747-1836).  67-i (1797): 151-152.

Butt, Rev. George (poet and sermon-writer; 1741-95).  59-ii (1789): 1034-1035; 60-ii (1790): 1036-1037; 70-ii (1800): 1187-1189.

Buxton, T. M.  9 (1739): 546; 12 (1742): 214.

Byrom, John (shorthand inventor; 1692-1763).  1 (1731): 399; 7 (1737): 307; 15 (1745): 102-103; 28 (1758): 487.

Cade, Rev. Anthony (clergyman; ca. 1565-1641).  65-ii (1795): 776.

Cambridge, Richard Owen (poet; 1717-1802).  8 (1738): 655.

Campbell, William Henry (d. 1802).  33 (1763): 306.

Canning, George (statesman; 1770-1827).  53-ii (1783): 960; 67-ii (1797): 1052-1053 (with John Hookham Frere); 69-i (1799): 205-206 (with John Hookham Frere).

Carew, Thomas (poet; 1594/5-1640).  68-i (1798): 472.

Carey, Henry (poet and writer of farces; 1687?-1743).  3 (1733): 599; 24 (1754): 182; 65-ii (1795): 992; 69-ii (1799): 842; 70-i (1800): 479.

Carnot, Lazare Nicolas Marguerite (military engineer and French revolutionary leader; 1753-1823).  70-ii (1800): 771.

Caroll, Christopher.  5 (1735): 431.

Carpenter, -----, of Hereford.  2 (1732): 593.

Carr, James.  34 (1764): 190 [?].

Carr, Rev. John (master of Hertford Grammar School; 1732-1807).  47 (1777): 86-87; 53-ii (1783): 784.

Carter, Elizabeth (poet and translator; 1717-1806).  4 (1734): 623, 697; 5 (1735): 379, 553; 7 (1737): 247, 692; 8 (1738): 99, 159, 210 [?], 211, 272 (2), 315-316, 429 (2), 544; 9 (1739): 152 (2), 599; 10 (1740): 566; 11 (1741): 46; 13 (1743): 44; 14 (1744): 389; 17 (1747): 585; 32 (1762): 185-186; 38 (1768): 135; 40 (1770): 88; 56-ii (1786): 994; 64-i (1794): 459; 68-i (1798): 369.

Carter, John (draftsman and architect; 1748-1817).  69-ii (1799): 670.

Cartwright, Rev. Edmund (clergyman, poet, and inventor of the power loom; 1743-1823).  50 (1780): 436; 51 (1781): 88; 53-i (1783): 62 (2).

Cartwright, Rev. William (poet and playwright; 1611-43).  22 (1752): 257.

Cary, Elizabeth Tanfield, Viscountess Falkland (playwright; 1585-1639).  61-ii (1791): 896 [?].

Cary, Lucius, 2nd Viscount Falkland (1609/10-43).  63-i (1793): 168.

Cary, Rev. Henry Francis (translator of Dante; 1772-1844).  58-i (1788): [iv], 250, 347 (2), 443, 541; 58-ii (1788): 637, 732, 823, 916 (with Thomas Lister), 1008; 59-i (1789): 71, 160, 257, 257-258, 350, 553 (2); 59-ii (1789): 841, 937; 64-i (1794): 161-162; 67-i (1797): 238, 328.

Cassiani, Giuliano, of Modena (poet; 1712-78).  59-ii (1789): 1205.

Catcott, Rev. Alexander Stopford (divine and poet; 1692-1749).  22 (1752): 470.