Kent, Charles (M)

Surname: Kent
Forename(s): William Charles Mark
b. 3 November 1823. d. 23 February 1902. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, biographer, editor, miscellaneous writer, and journalist. Pseudonym: “Mark Rochester.” Trained in law but did not practice. Editor of the Sun (1845-1871) and Weekly Register and Catholic Standard (1874-1881). Friend of Charles Dickens, and author of Charles Dickens as a Reader (1872). Received a civil-list pension in 1887. Biographical information: Lohrli 331; ODNB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Tree in the Street 1858-01-23 Household Words Poet 1475
Behind the Scenes 1858-12-04 Household Words Poet 1500
The Old Monk in the Belfry 1869-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10481