Wolfe, Charles, Rev. (M)

Surname: Wolfe
Forename(s): Charles
b. 14 December 1791. d. 21 February 1823. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Known almost exclusively for his poem, The Burial of Sir John Moore, which Byron called “the most perfect ode in the English language.” Took orders in November 1817 and was ordained, but depression and ill health led to his death in 1823. Biographical information: ODNB. (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Burial of Sir John Moore, Who fell at the Battle of Corunna, in 1808 1817-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7982
The Prisoner’s Prayer to Sleep 1818-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8263
The Death of Mary 1836-09-24 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3425
The Lonely Heart 1875-05-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7058