Hood, Thomas (M)

b. 23 May 1799. d. 3 May 1845. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, illustrator, editor, and humorist. Son of Thomas Hood, a bookseller and publisher, and Elizabeth Sands, who came from a well-known family of London engravers. Sub-editor of the *London Magazine*, and editor of *New Monthly Magazine*. Closely involved with many periodicals, and wrote and illustrated *Comic Annuals* (1830-1839) and *Hood’s Magazine* (1844-1845). Married Jane Reynolds, the sister of his close friend John Hamilton Reynolds, on 5 May 1825. Their son, Tom Hood, was a poet and a playwright. Poetry volumes include *Odes and Addresses to Great People* (1825) written with John Reynolds, and *The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies* (1827). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (SP, JS)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Song 1825 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15069
The Water Nymph 1826 Forget-Me-Not Poet 13930
Ruth 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15638
The Last Man 1827-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10606
Love 1827-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10603
Sea Scene 1827-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10604
Ode to the Moon 1827-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10620
The Monkey-Martyr: A Fable 1827-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10779
Death in the Kitchen 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14075
The Logicians 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14116
For the Fourteenth of February 1830 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14458
A Bunch of Forget-Me-Nots 1830 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15062
The Painter Puzzled 1831 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15692
The Stage-Struck Hero 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15285
The China Mender 1833 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15254
I’m Not A Single Man 1833-12-28 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3137
Domestic Asides; or Truth in Parentheses 1834-03-15 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3234
Number One 1835-09-12 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3343
On Coming of Age 1836-04-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3408
A Parental Ode to My Son, Aged Three Years and Five Months 1837-03-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3465
Lieutenant Luff 1840-01-11 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3768
Song of the Shirt 1844-01-20 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5403
Spring—A New Version 1844-01-27 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5405
“No!” 1844-01-27 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5404
The Bridge of Sighs 1844-06-15 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5454
Guido and Marina. A Dramatic Sketch 1846 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15472
The Grave in the West 1856-11-15 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6332
A Question 1858-05-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6431
To Goldenhair. (From Horace) 1860-02 The Cornhill Magazine Translator 11931
Spring 1860-04 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 11936
Lines in Answers to a Poem entitled “Spring,” signed “Pauper,” in the Athenaeum 1860-04-15 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6744
The Lost Expedition 1860-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14026
The Fair Ophelia 1861-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14266
A Birthday Song 1894-01 Atalanta Poet 2290