Southey, Caroline Bowles (F)

b. 6 December 1786. d. 20 July 1854. Nationality: English.
Poet and illustrator. Née Bowles. Pseudonym “C” and “Baroness de Katzleben.” Born near Lymington, Hampshire into a bilingual French and English home. Educated at the local vicarage. Supported herself by writing after the passing of her parents in 1817. Contributed to magazines and illustrated several of her own publications. Married poet laureate Robert Southey on 5 June 1839, with whom she had begun corresponding in 1818. Friends with Anna Eliza Bray, Maria Jane Jewsbury, William Wordsworth, and Mary Howitt. Biographical information: *Orlando*. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Lines Suggested by the Sight of Some Late Autumn Flowers 1821-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9332
To a Dying Infant 1821-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9333
Gracious Rain 1821-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9430
The Primrose 1821-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9506
The Night-Blowing Stock 1822-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9686
Sufficient unto the Day is the Evil Thereof 1822-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9717
Farewell to my Friends 1822-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9809
My Garden 1822-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9880
The Broken Bridge 1823-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9909
There is a Tongue in Every Leaf 1823-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9919
My Evening 1823-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9935
Sunday Evening 1823-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10087
The Ladye’s Brydalle 1824-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10100
Stanzas 1824-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10123
Farewell to Greece. For Music 1824-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10132
The Mother’s Lament for Her Son. For Music 1824-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10133
A Fair Place and Pleasant 1825-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10212
Abjuration 1826-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10402
To My Birdie 1826-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10421
To a Lady Bird 1827-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10845
My Old Dog and I 1827-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10882
To the Sweet-Scented Cyclamen 1828-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10836
The Hedgehog 1829-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10464
The River 1829-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10364
“My baby! my poor little one! thou’st come a winter flower” 1829-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10394
Once Upon a Time 1830-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10054
To Little Mary 1830-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10131
To My Birdie 1832-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11179
Little Leonard’s Last “Good-Night” 1833-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11193
Departure 1833-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11362
On the Removal of Some Old Family Portraits 1835-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11619
The Last Journey 1835-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11626
“How Swift is a Glance of the Mind!” 1835-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11716
The Legend of Santarem 1836-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11720
Past and Present 1836-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14083
The Murder Glen 1836-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11861
The Greenwood Shrift 1837-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11913
The Wintery May—1837 1838-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11918
The Legend of the Lido 1839-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11561
Walter and William 1840-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11427
Field Flowers 1840-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11311
Too Late! 1841-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11172
”’Tis Hard to Die in Spring” 1842-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10894
The Evening Walk 1842-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10900
The Young Grey Head 1843-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9993
The Child’s Warning 1844-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10549
That’s What We Are 1844-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10753