Beddoes, Thomas Lovell (M)

Surname: Beddoes
Forename(s): Thomas Lovell
b. 30 June 1803. d. 26 January 1849. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, satirist, playwright, and physician. Father was Dr Thomas Beddoes (1760-1808). Educated at Pembroke College, Oxford, and studied medicine at Göttingen and Würzburg. Great admirer of Percy Shelley and helped to publish his Posthumous Poems (1824). Known for his radical political poems and speeches in Germany. Author of The Improvisatore (1821, which he later suppressed), The Bride’s Tragedy (1822), The Death’s Jest (1855, published posthumously). Died a victim of suicide. Biographical information: ODNB. (CC, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“If thou wilt ease thine heart” 1856-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9306