Kingsley, Charles (M)

Surname: Kingsley
Forename(s): Charles
b. 12 June 1819. d. 23 January 1875. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Novelist, poet, and Church of England clergyman. Actively participated in many of the period’s religious controversies and debates, including the new Christian socialist movement. Educated at Magdalen College, Cambridge. Married Fanny Eliza Grenfell on 10 January 1844. Worked briefly as a professor of English in London, at Queen’s College for Women, from 1848. Regius Professor of modern history in Cambridge from 1860. Publications include Alton Locke (1849), The Water-Babies (1863). Biographical information: ODNB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 11
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Day of the Lord 1855-06-16 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6269
Song 1855-06-16 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6285
The Three Fishermen 1855-06-16 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6274
Christmas-Day 1868-01-01 Good Words Poet 1889
Easter Week 1868-04 The Argosy Poet 16216
The Legend of La Brea 1870-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14401
The Mango-Tree 1871-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14422
The Priest’s Heart 1873-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14499
Valentine’s Day, 1873. (An Unpublished Poem) 1877-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14596
The Poetry of a Root Crop 1880-04 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14738
Juventus Mundi 1884-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14967