Hales, John Wesley (M)

Surname: Hales
Forename(s): John Wesley
b. 5 October 1836. d. 14 May 1914. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, editor, and scholar. Alternative signature: J. W. Hales. Born in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire. Educated at the University of Glasgow, Christ’s College, Cambridge, and Lincoln’s Inn, where he was called to the bar in 1867. Served as Professor of English Literature at King’s College, London (1877-1893) and Clark Lecturer at Trinity College, Cambridge (1889-1893). Author of Notes and Essays on Shakespeare (1884) and editor of Areopagitica (1866) by John Milton. Biographical information: Venn, part 2, vol. 3, p. 194. (SCM, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Requiescit 1874-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14516
Whithersoever 1875-09 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14531