Rogers, Samuel (M)

b. 30 July 1763. d. 18 December 1855. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and banker. Born in Newington Green, Middlesex. Worked as a banker at his father’s request, but was more interested in literature. Contributed to *Gentleman’s Magazine* and the *Edinburgh Review*. Travelled to Scotland (1789), where he met Sir Water Scott, as well as France (1791, 1802), and Italy (1815, 1822), where he visited Percy Shelley and Lord Byron. Publications include the poetry volume *Italy*, which became a best-seller after the 1830 illustrated edition. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Matrimony 1832-04-21 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 2991
A Wish 1834-02-08 The Penny Magazine Poet 2979
Ginevra 1834-04-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3237
Written in July, 1834 1836 The Keepsake Poet 4199
A Wish 1837-01-21 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3445