A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Yalden, Thomas

Yalden, Thomas (1670-1736).—Poet, s. of an exciseman at Oxf., and ed. at Magdalen Coll., entered the Church, in which he obtained various preferments. He was the author of a considerable number of poems, including a Hymn to Darkness, Pindaric Odes, and translations from the classics.