Morley, Henry (M)

Surname: Morley
Forename(s): Henry
b. 15 September 1822. d. 14 May 1894. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, journalist, biographer, editor, and literary scholar. Born in London. Educated at King’s College, London. Contributed to All The Year Round, The Inquirer, Fraser’s, Athenaeum, Quarterly Review, and Edinburgh Review. Staff writer for Household Words (1851-1859) and All the Year Round (1859-1865). Editor of The Examiner (1861-1867) and Old Neuwieder (1886-1894). Professor of English language and literature at University College, London (1865). Married Mary Anne Sayer on 15 April 1852. Author of English Writers (10 vols. 1864-1894) and editor of Morley’s Universal Library (1883). Biographical information: ODNB. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 6
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Stroll by Startlight 1850-07-06 Household Words Poet 1107
The Birth of Morning 1850-07-27 Household Words Poet 1111
The Love of Nature 1850-08-03 Household Words Poet 1113
The Sower 1850-11-02 Household Words Poet 1146
Wealthy and Wise 1851-02-08 Household Words Poet 1165
The Lost Rune 1877-11 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7854