Simeon, John, Sir, Third Baronet (M)

b. 5 February 1815. d. 21 May 1870. Nationality: English.
Politician, naval office, politician, and poet. Pseudonym: “S.” Born in the Isle of Wight. Educated at Christ Church College, Oxford. Married twice, Jane Maria Baker on 26 November 1840 and the Honourable Catherine Dorothea Colville in 1861. Elected MP for the Isle of Wight in 1847, but resigned in 1851 when he converted to Catholicism. Re-elected from 1865-1870). Travelled to France, Germany, and Switzerland. Friends with Alfred Tennyson. Biographical information: *Curran Index*; “The Last Days of Sir John Simeon,” *The Month: A Magazine and Review*, vol. 2, July-December, 1870, Simpkin, Marshall, and Company, p. 481-484. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Lay of the Lady and the Hound 1860-02-18 Once a Week Poet 258