Lemon, Mark (M)

b. 30 November 1809. d. 23 May 1870. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Magazine editor, playwright, and poet. Contributed to *Bentley’s Miscellany* while Charles Dickens, with whom he became close friends, was editor. Also contributed to *New Sporting Magazine*. Helped found *Punch* and served as editor for most of his life. Also helped found *Illustrated London News*, the Christmas editions of which he edited. Briefly edited both *London Journal* and *The Field*. Author of several poetry volumes including *Prose and Verse* (1852). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Spring-Time in the Court 1850-05-25 Household Words Poet 1081
“I Would Not Have Thee Young Again” 1850-07-20 Household Words Poet 1109
“All Things in the World Must Change” 1850-08-10 Household Words Poet 1115
The Emigrant’s Bird 1850-09-28 Household Words Poet 1138
Gentle Words 1850-09-28 Household Words Poet 1137
The Two Hands 1860-12-01 Once a Week Poet 303
Carol 1868-12-25 Once a Week Poet 12255