Blanchard, Samuel Laman (M)

Surname: Blanchard
Forename(s): Samuel Laman
b. 15 May 1803. d. 14 February 1845. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and journalist. Alternative signature: Laman Blanchard. Unable to attend university because of his family’s working-class finances. Married Ann Elizabeth Gates in 1823. Sub-editor of the Monthly Magazine. Editor for the Belle Assemblée, The Constitutional, and several other periodicals. Died a victim of suicide, shortly after his wife’s death. Biographical information: ODNB. (SP)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Dance of the Peasants, in the Winter’s Tale 1836 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15334
The Game at Chess 1841 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15389
The Double Lesson 1842 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15440