Forrest, Theodosius, 1728-1784

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Dates:
Birth 1728
Death 1784
Britons

Biographical notes:

Theodosius Forrest, a lawyer, was an amateur artist, songwriter and poet, and a friend of Hogarth and Garrick. He wrote the well-known "The Roast Beef of Old England". There is a short account of his life in the Dictionary of National Biography, but see especially David Eley, "Poems, Songs and Translations by Theodosius Forrest", University of Leeds M.A. dissertation, 1985.

From the guide to the Poems, songs and translations etc., by T. F., 1770-1779, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

Epithet: author

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001345.0x000072

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Subjects:

  • English poetry--18th century

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Places:

  • Yorkshire, England (as recorded)
  • Rotterdam, the Netherlands (as recorded)
  • Delft, the Netherlands (as recorded)
  • Nottinghamshire, England (as recorded)
  • Leyden, Holland (as recorded)
  • Worksop, Nottinghamshire (as recorded)
  • Silkstone, West Riding of Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Kedleston, Derbyshire (as recorded)
  • Derbyshire, England (as recorded)
  • Brielle, the Netherlands (as recorded)
  • Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (as recorded)
  • Wentworth, West Riding of Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Paris, France (as recorded)
  • Uppingham, Rutland (as recorded)
  • Calais, France (as recorded)
  • Ardres, France (as recorded)
  • Netherlands, Europe (as recorded)
  • Hague, the Netherlands (as recorded)
  • Dover, Kent (as recorded)
  • Peak Cavern, Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Dunkirk, France (as recorded)
  • Cassel, France (as recorded)
  • Leicestershire, England (as recorded)