Collier, J. Payne (M)

b. 11 January 1789. d. 17 September 1883. Nationality: English.
Shakespearean critic, forger, and poet. Born in London. Educated at home and at the Middle Temple. Contributed to *The Times*, *Morning Chronicle*, *The Observer*, *British Lady’s Magazine *, *Critical Review*, *Edinburgh Magazine*, Married Mary Louisa Pycroft on 20 August 1816. Founder of the Camden Society. Member of the Garrick Club. Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. Falsified the discovery of a *Shakespeare Second Folio* from 1632. Author of *History of English Dramatic Poetry and Annals of the Stage (to about 1660)* (1831). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JH, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Mary’s Smile 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14002