Probyn, May (F)

b. 12 April 1856. d. 29 March 1909. Nationality: English.
Poet and novelist. Born in France to British parents. Fin de siècle poet. Lived in London. Converted to Catholicism in 1883. Contributed to *Month*. Friends with Katharine Tynan. Corresponded with Violet Paget. Author of the novel *Once! Twice! Thrice! and Away! A Novel* (1878). Author of several volumes of poetry including *Poems* (1881), *A Ballad of the Road, and Other Poems* (1883), and *Pansies: A Book of Poems* (1895). Biographical information: *DLB*; Reilly, *Late Victorian Poetry*, p. 386; Christine L. Krueger, *Encyclopedia of British Writers: 19th and 20th Centuries*, Infobase Publishing, 2014, p. 277; Damian Atkinson, *The Selected Letters of Katharine Tynan: Poet and Novelist*, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016, p. 84. (SCM, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Adrift 1882-04 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14673
A Welcome. April 27, 1882 1882-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14675
Uncertainties 1887-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14829