Tighe, Mary (F)

Surname: Tighe
Forename(s): Mary
b. 9 October 1772. d. 24 March 1810. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet. Née Blachford. Born in Dublin. Married her cousin, Henry Tighe, on 6 October 1793. Friends with Thomas Moore. Suffered from consumption. Author of Psyche (privately printed in 1805, then published with other poems in 1811), which influenced Keats. Felicia Hemans wrote three homage poems for Tighe, including The Grave of a Poetess. Biographical information: ODNB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Old Maid’s Prayer to Diana 1826-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10592
The Lily 1874-12-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7033