Clare, John (M)

b. 13 July 1793. d. 20 May 1864. Nationality: English.
Working-class poet and naturalist. Worked as farm labourer and garden-boy throughout his youth. Committed to Northampton General Lunatic Asylum in 1832 where he remained until his death. Author of *Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery* (1820). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 6
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
On a Child Killed by Lightning 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15578
Song 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15533
The Deity 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15299
Pleasures of Life 1844 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15467
The Primrose 1876-03-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7206
May 1892-05 Atalanta Poet 2186