Alsop, Anthony 4.jan.1669-10.jun.1726 England Derbyshire, Darley - ?Berkshire, Brightwell (drowned)
classical author and Latin versifier, gentleman, 4.jan.1669 as son of Anthony Allsoppe baptized as Anthony Allsoppe in Darley, 12.jul.1690 aged 18 (!) matriculated at, 1694-1695 BA, 23.mar.1696 MA and 12.dec.1706 BD from Christ Church College Oxford University, 1712 censor and teacher of the 'principal noblemen and gentlemen' at Christ Church College, he was as fond of smoking as his patron Aldrich dean of Christ Church College, 1712 rector of Nursling Hampshire, 1714 rector of Alverstoke, 21.may.1715 bishop Jonathan Trelawny gave him a prebend in Winchester Cathedral Hampshire and the rectory of Brightwell Berkshire, 1717 an action was brought against him by Mrs. Elizabeth Astrey of Oxford for breach of promise of marriage and a verdict for 2000 pound damages, he had to flee the country but had returned to Brightwell by 1721, 16.jun.1726 a bank gave way as he was walking in his garden when he fell into the river and was drowned (river Thames in Brightwell or river Itchen in Winchester), he left many Latin odes in manuscript which were published in 1752 by Francis Bernard as 'Antonii Alsopi, aedis Christi olim alumni, Odarum libri duo' ; brother of George Allsoppe (Darley bap.5.jul.1672-), Elizabeth Allsoppe (Darley bap.18.nov.1674-) and Dorothy Alsoppe (Darley bap.23.jan.1677-)

Title Parts

[] Britannia. Cantata. 1-4 Voices
ms Christ Church Oxford
published in "The music collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Part four, Unpublished English manuscripts before 1850". Harvester Press microform publications, Brighton 1984

[] Te Deum laeto celebramus hymno "Hymnus Ambrosianus" in D. 2 Sopranos, 2 altos, tenor, bass, 5vv choir, orchestra and organ
music Thomas Drake (c1693-1747) with Latin text arranged in Sapphic verses by his fellow Oxonian, Anthony Alsop
Liber Ecclesiae Cathedralis Duncton ex Dono Tho. Drake A. M. Vicary de Norham & hujus Ecclesiae olim Minoris Canonici
ms 1700/1725 Durham Cathedral Library (bequeathed in 1747)

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