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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



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).