Simcox, William Henry, Rev. (M)

b. 1843. d. 1889. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, editor, theological writer, and biographer. Alternative signature: “W. H. Simcox.” Brother of George Augustus Simcox and Edith Jemima Simcox. Author of theological publications including *Language of the New Testament* (1889) and *The Revelation of St. John the Divine* (1891). Wrote the first major biography of Barnabe Barnes, the patron of William Shakespeare. Contributed theological reviews to the *Academy*. Edited *The Orations of Demosthenes and Aeschines on the Crown* (1872) with his brother George Augustus. Biographical information: Byron Nelson, “George Augustus Simcox (1841-1905),” *Dictionary of Literary Biography*, edited by William E. Freedman and Ira B. Nadel, Edwards Brothers Inc., 1985, pp. 237-38; ​Wikipedia <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Augustus_Simcox> (22 April 2021). (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
With a Wedding Present 1871-07-01 The Dark Blue Poet 191
Unica 1873 Good Words Poet 2427