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Walter Harte (1709–1774) was an English poet and historian. He was a friend of Alexander Pope, Oxford don, canon of Windsor, and vice-principal of St. Mary's Hall, Oxford.

Walter Harte
DiedMarch 1774

The son of the Reverend Walter Harte, a fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford, prebendary of Wells, canon of Bristol, and vicar of St. Mary Magdalen, Taunton, Somerset,[1] the young Harte was educated at Marlborough Grammar School and St Mary Hall, Oxford, where he graduated BA in 1728 and proceeded MA in 1731.

In 1750 he was appointed Canon of the third stall at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, a position he held until 1774.[2]



  1. ^ Noble, Mark. A biographical history of England. Retrieved 12 July 2009.
  2. ^ Fasti Wyndesorienses, May 1950. S.L. Ollard. Published by the Dean and Canons of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

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