Warton, Joseph

In Latin: Here lies buried Joseph Warton, DD, Prebendary of this Church, for nearly thirty years Headmaster of Winchester College. A poet of feeling, ease and polish: a critic erudite, insightful and elegant. He died 23rd February 1800, aged 77. This memorial, such as it is, his own Wykehamists set up to the best and most missed teacher. [Translation from "A Selection of Latin Inscriptions at Winchester Cathedral" by Pat Wagstaff, adapted.]
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Year of death: 1800.
Age at death: 77 (classed as: ).