Tennyson, Alfred, Lord (M)

b. 6 August 1809. d. 6 October 1892. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Major Victorian poet. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he joined the Cambridge Apostles and became close friends with Arthur Henry Hallam. Named Poet Laureate in 1850, the same year *In Memoriam A. H. H.* was published as an elegy for Hallam. Married Emily Sellwood on 13 June 1850. Became the 1st Baron Tennyson in 1883. Buried in the Poets’ Corner of Westminster Abbey. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (SCM, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Wrecked Mariner 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11136
Lost Hope 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11139
Love, Pride, and Forgetfulness 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11140
The “How” and the “Why” ? 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11143
Song.—The Owl 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11144
Ode to Memory 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11147
The Deserted House 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11148
Mariana 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11151
Adeline 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11152
Recollections of the Arabian Nights 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11155
National Song 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11137
Sonnet 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11141
Second Song.—To the Same 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11145
A Dirge 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11149
The Sleeping Beauty 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11153
We are Free 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11138
The Poet’s Mind 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11142
The Kraken 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11146
Isabel 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11150
The Ballad of Oriana 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11154
St. Agnes 1837 The Keepsake Poet 4441
Mariana 1839-11-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3758
Stanzas 1851 The Keepsake Poet 5571
Stanzas 1851 The Keepsake Poet 5575
“The splendour falls on castle walls” 1852-06-26 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6175
The Grandmother’s Apology 1859-07-16 Once a Week Poet 199
Sea Dreams. An Idyll 1860-01 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 13888
Tithonus 1860-02 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 11932
Translations of Homer. Hexameters and Pentameters 1863-12 The Cornhill Magazine Translator 12223
Milton. Alcaics 1863-12 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12224
“He ceased, and sea-like roar’d the Trojan host” 1863-12 The Cornhill Magazine Translator 12226
Hendecasyllabics 1863-12 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12225
“Home they brought her warrior dead” 1865-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14880
Tears, Idle Tears 1866-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14794
The Victim 1868-01-01 Good Words Poet 1888
On a Spiteful Letter 1868-01-04 Once a Week Poet 12170
Wages 1868-02 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14212
1865—1866 1868-03-01 Good Words Poet 1896
Lucretius 1868-05 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14218
“The Mist and the Rain” 1871 Good Words Poet 3155
A Song from “The Loves of the Wrens” 1871 Good Words Poet 3154
Prefatory Poem 1877-03 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7849
Montenegro 1877-05 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7850
To Victor Hugo 1877-06 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7851
Achilles Over the Trench. Iliad, xviii.202 1877-08 The Nineteenth Century Translator 7852
“The Revenge,” A Ballad of the Fleet 1878-03 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7853
The Defence of Lucknow 1879-04 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7859
Dedicatory Poem to the Princess Alice 1879-04 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7858
The Human Cry 1880-05 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7893
Two Greetings 1880-05 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7892
Despair. A Dramatic Monologue 1881-11 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7954
The Charge of the Heavy Brigade at Balaclava. October 25th, 1854 1882-03 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14672
To Virgil. Written at the Request of the Mantuans for the Nineteenth Centenary of Virgil’s Death 1882-09 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8067
“Frater Ave atque Vale” 1883-03 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8064
Helen’s Tower 1884 Good Words Poet 3999
Freedom 1884-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14971
“Therefore your halls, your ancient colleges” 1885-01 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8203
To Virgil 1886-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8670
Carmen Sæculare. An Ode in Honour of the Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1887-04 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14866
“The time draws near the birth of Christ” 1889-12 Atalanta Poet 1958
Crossing the Bar 1890-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8386
The Death of the Duke of Clarence and Avondale (To the Mourners) 1892-02 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8407
“These lame hexameters, the strong-wing’d music of Homer!” 1893-03 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8473
By an Evolutionist 1893-10 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8466