Kenyon, John (M)

b. December 1784. d. 3 December 1856. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and patron of the arts. Born in Jamaica, where his father owned a sugar plantation. Educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge, but left without taking a degree. Closely connected with many of the leading British and American literary figures, in particular his distant cousin Elizabeth Barrett Browning and her husband Robert Browning. Travelled extensively. Author of poetry volumes *A Rhymed Plea for Tolerance* (1833), Poems, for the Most Part Occasional* (1838), *A Day at Tivoli, with other verses* (1849). (SP, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Italy 1841 The Keepsake Poet 4792
Upper Austria 1842 The Keepsake Poet 4886
The Gods of Greece 1843 The Keepsake Translator 4942
Tivoli 1848 The Keepsake Poet 5507