Matthews, John, Colonel (M)

b. 1755. d. 15 January 1826.
Poet and physician. Pseudonym: “Palæmon.” Baptized on 30 October 1755. Educated at Merton College, Oxford. Elected fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1783. Married Elizabeth Ellis on 9 November 1778. Mayor (1798), alderman, magistrate, militia colonel, and MP (1803-1806) of Hereford. Biographical information: Strout 169, *ODNB*. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Critique on Lord Byron 1822-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9719