Turner, Charles Tennyson (M)

b. 4 July 1808. d. 25 April 1879. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and Church of England clergyman. Alternative signature: “Charles Turner.” Born in Somersby, Lincolnshire. Brother of Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Changed his name to Tennyson Turner in 1835 after receiving a legacy from his great uncle. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. Ordained in 1833. Married Louisa Sellwood on 24 May 1836. Held the position of vicar of Grasby from 1836 until his death. Co-authored *Poems by Two Brothers* (1827) with his elder brothers Alfred and Frederick. Author of several volumes of poetry including *Sonnets and Fugitive Pieces* (1830), *Sonnets* (1864), *Small Tableaux* (1868), and *Sonnets, Lyrics and Translations* (1873). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 25
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Resurrection 1860-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 13951
A Thought for March, 1860 1860-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 13949
Spring 1860-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 13948
Sunrise 1860-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 13950
An Eastern Legend Versified, from Alphonse De Lamartine’s Travels 1860-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14013
The Rainbow 1861-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14252
A Myth About the Nightingales 1861-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14251
My Timepiece 1870-01-01 Good Words Poet 2007
Ascent of Snowdon 1870-03-01 Good Words Poet 2012
II.—The Painter on Penmaenmawr 1871 Good Words Poet 13693
I.—The Cattle-Train, Penmaenmawr 1871 Good Words Poet 2135
II.—Continued Human Sorrows 1871 Good Words Poet 13694
I.—The Red-Wheat Field 1871 Good Words Poet 2120
Our New Village Clock 1872 Good Words Poet 2216
Progress of Our New Church 1873 Good Words Poet 2421
Letty’s Globe, or Some Irregularities in a First Lesson in Geography 1876-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14560
Letty’s Globe, or Some Irregularities in a First Lesson in Geography 1877-01 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14584
Calvus to a Fly 1879-09 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7864
On Shooting a Swallow in early youth 1879-09 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7863
The Steam-Thresher with the Straw Carrier 1879-09 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7881
“It was her first sweet child, her heart’s delight” 1879-09 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7866
The Flock for the Market; or, Hope and Despondency 1879-09 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7865
The Process of Composition 1879-09 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7884
On a Picture of Armida and Rinaldo 1879-09 The Nineteenth Century Poet 7886
“I tax not all with this unmanly hate” 1879-09 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8060