Blanchard, Samuel Laman (M)

b. 15 May 1803. d. 14 February 1845. Nationality: English.
Poet and journalist. Alternative signature: “Laman Blanchard.” Unable to attend university because of his family’s working-class finances. Married Ann Elizabeth Gates in 1823. Sub-editor of the *Monthly Magazine*. Editor for the *Belle Assemblée*, *The Constitutional*, and several other periodicals. Died by suicide shortly after his wife’s death. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (SP)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Dance of the Peasants, in the Winter’s Tale 1836 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15334
The Game at Chess 1841 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15389
The Double Lesson 1842 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15440