Patmore, Coventry (M)

b. 23 July 1823. d. 26 November 1896. Nationality: English.
Poet and essayist. Son of Peter George Patmore. Turned from poetry to literary essays to support himself after his father failed in a railway speculation. On 11 April 1846, Adelaide Ann Procter successfully interceded on his behalf to have Monckton Milnes recommend him to a position in the British Museum, which he held until 31 October 1865. Married his first wife, Emily Augusta Andrews on 11 September 1847. Their youngest son, Henry, published a number of poems before his untimely death. Contributed to *The Germ* and the *St James’s Gazette*. Author of several volumes of poetry including *Poems* (1844), *Tamerton Church Tower and other Poems* (1853, 1854), and *Poems* (1886). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 5
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Golden Age 1850-11-02 Household Words Poet 1147
Honour 1855-03-31 Household Words Poet 1374
The Victories of Love 1861-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14261
The Victories of Love 1861-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14263
The Victories of Love 1861-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14267