Patmore, Coventry (M)

Surname: Patmore
Forename(s): Coventry
b. 23 July 1823. d. 26 November 1896. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and essayist. Son of Peter George Patmore. Turned from poetry to literary essays in order to support himself after his father failed in a railway speculation. On 11 April 1846, the poet Adelaide Ann Procter successfully interceded on his behalf to have Monckton Milnes recommend him for a position in the British Museum, which he held until 31 October 1865. Married his first wife, Emily Augusta Andrews, on 11 September 1847. Their youngest son, Henry, published a number of poems before his untimely death. Contributed to The Germ and the St James’s Gazette. Author of several volumes of poetry including Poems (1844), Tamerton Church Tower and other Poems (1853, 1854), The Angel in the House (1854-1862), and Poems (1886). Biographical information: ODNB. (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 5
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Golden Age 1850-11-02 Household Words Poet 1147
Honour 1855-03-31 Household Words Poet 1374
The Victories of Love 1861-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14261
The Victories of Love 1861-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14263
The Victories of Love 1861-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14267