Dryden, Erasmus Henry

, Dryden’s third son, was born May 2, 1669, and educated at the Charter-house, and, like his brothers, went to Rome, where he became a captain of the pope’s guards. He succeeded to the title of baronet, by the death of sir John Dryden, and died on the 4th of December, 1710. 1


Biog. Brit. Life by Dr. Johnson and by Malone. To refer to notices and criticisms on Dryden, would be to refer to every thins that has been written on English poetry, of which he was so illustrius an ornament.