Collier, J. Payne (M)

Surname: Collier
Forename(s): John Payne
b. 11 January 1789. d. 17 September 1883. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Shakespearean critic, forger, and poet. Born in London. Educated at home and at the Middle Temple. Contributed to The Times, Morning Chronicle, The Observer, British Lady’s Magazine, Critical Review, Edinburgh Magazine. Married Mary Louisa Pycroft on 20 August 1816. Founder of the Camden Society. Member of the Garrick Club. Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. Falsified the discovery of a Shakespeare Second Folio from 1632. Author of History of English Dramatic Poetry and Annals of the Stage (to about 1660) (1831). Biographical information: ODNB. (JH, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Mary’s Smile 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14002