Fawkes, Francis (M)

Surname: Fawkes
Forename(s): Francis
b. 1720. d. 26 August 1777. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and translator. Pseudonym: Eugenio. Educated at Jesus College, Cambridge. Married Ann Purrier on 24 July 1755. Employed as a curate in Bramham, Yorkshire, then Croydon, Surrey. Became Rector of Hayes in 1774. Translated from Latin works by Sappho, Anacreon, and Theocritus. Author of Original Poems and Translations (1761), a collection of translations from modern Latin authors. Friends with Samuel Johnson. Biographical information: ODNB. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Advice to a Painter 1849-06-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Translator 6021