Clarke, Edward Daniel (M)

b. 5 June 1769. d. 9 March 1822. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Antiquarian, mineralogist, traveller, and poet. Born in Willingdon, Sussex. Educated at Jesus College, Cambridge. Travelled through Great Britain and Italy while employed as a tutor, and began collecting minerals and artefacts. Embarked on a grand tour around Sweden, Finland, Russia, Constantinople, Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, and Jerusalem with another one of his pupils (1798-1802). Returned to England and sold his minerals and antiquarian objects, that he had collected during his travels, to various institutions. Married Angelica Rush on 20 March 1806. Appointed University of Cambridge Librarian in 1817. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (KH, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Ode to Enterprise 1835-01-31 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3316