Powell, Thomas (M)

Surname: Powell
Forename(s): Thomas
b. 9 March 1809. d. 13 January 1887. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, playwright, journalist, magazine editor, and literary forger. Pseudonym: “Pierce Pungent”, “T. P.” Born in London. Employed by the publishers John Chapman & Co. Emigrated to America in 1849 to avoid prosecution for fraudulent cheques, and also had a reputation for producing fraudulent literary signatures. Author of Poems (1842), which includes modernizations of Chaucer. Biographical information: Curran Index; Wellesley; Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Powell_(1809%E2%80%931887) (19 September 2019). (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
All Things Perish Save Virtue 1842-12-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5357