Howitt, Richard (M)

Surname: Howitt
Forename(s): Richard
b. 23 February 1799. d. 5 February 1869. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and travel writer. Brother of poet William Howitt. Part of a circle of “Sherwood Poets” along with Robert Millhouse, Thomas Miller, Spencer T. Hall, and Jane Holmes. Survived the great Staplehurst railway disaster in 1865. Howitt never married. Lived in Australia from 1839 to 1844. Biographical information: ODNB. (JH, SP)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 8
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Sonnet, to a Child 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14009
Sonnet 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14114
Sonnet 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15571
To the Nightingale 1836 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15339
To the Cuckoo 1836 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15340
Stanzas 1837 The Keepsake Poet 4422
My Native Place 1837 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15772
A May Queen 1839 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15354