Phipps, Charles B., Sir (M)

b. 27 December 1801. d. 24 February 1866. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and court official. Born in Yorkshire. Served in the army in 1820-1855. Worked as the private secretary to his brother while he was the Governor General of Jamaica and Lords Lieutenant of Ireland (1832-1839). Married Margaret Anne Bathurst on 25 June 1835. Held several important positions in the Royal Household, including treasurer and private secretary to Prince Albert (1847), keeper of the queen’s privy purse (1849), and (unofficially) the queen’s private secretary. Received the Companion of the Order of Bath (1853) and Knight Commander of the Order of Bath (1858). Continued to serve the Prince of Wales in various positions in the Royal Household until 1864. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To The Butterfly 1830 The Keepsake Poet 3100
On looking On The Sea. Written Abroad 1830 The Keepsake Poet 3102
Stanzas Written After Hearing Arkwright’s Song, “Leaves Have Their Time to Fall, and Flowers to Wither” 1831 The Keepsake Poet 3372