Egerton, Francis (Leveson-Gower), First Earl of Ellesmere (M)

b. 1 January 1800. d. 18 February 1857. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, translator, and politician. Educated at Christ Church, Oxford. Married the writer Harriet Catherine Greville on 18 June 1822. Changed surname to Egerton in 1833 after the death of his father. Held positions in the Camden Society, the British Association at Manchester, the Royal Asiatic Society, and the Royal Geographical Society. Translated Goethe’s *Faust* and Schiller’s *Song of the Bell*. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC, SP)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Drachenfels 1828 The Keepsake Poet 2931
Stanzas by Lord F. L. Gower, On the Execution Militaire, a Print from a Picture by Vigneron 1829 The Keepsake Poet 2948
Song of the Water Gueuse 1833-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11346
Scene—The Church of St Jerome, Granada. A Traveller—A Spaniard 1840-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11444