Booker, Luke, Rev., LL.D. (M)

b. 20 October 1762. d. 1 October 1835. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Anglican clergyman, philanthropist, poet, antiquary, and lecturer. Ordained in 1785 by Bishop Cornwallis of Lichfield and Coventry. Charity preacher. Married four times. Publications include *Malvern, a Descriptive and Historical Poem* (1798), *Calista, or, A Picture of Modern Life* (1803). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JS, SP)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To an Infant, Sleeping on Its Mother’s Breast During a Storm 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15622
To the Last Star of Morning 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15623
Impromptu on Seeing a Sable Vest Thrown Casually Over a Lady’s Harp, Which Had for Some Time Been Mute and Untouched, Owing to Her Indisposition 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15657
Lines. Written on Placing a Lily of the Valley in the Dead Hand of a Lovely Child, While Lying in Her Coffin, May 24, 1829 1830 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14467