Frere, John Hookham (M)

Surname: Frere
Forename(s): John Hookham
b. 21 May 1769. d. 1 July 1846. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, translator, and diplomat. Pseudonyms: W and Whistlecraft. Born in London. Educated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. MP for West Looe, Cornwall (1796-1802). Co-publisher of the Anti-Jacobin with George Canning (1797-1798). Worked for the Foreign Office in Lisbon, Portugal, and Madrid, Spain (1800-1809). Married Elizabeth Jemima Blake on 12 September 1816. Moved to Malta in 1818. Co-founder of the Quarterly Review. Close friends with George Canning. Biographical information: ODNB. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“How blest, how firm the stateman stands!” 1898-07 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 15896