James Henry

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Birthday
13, 1798
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 14, 1876 (77)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1798
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 14, 1876 (77)

About

Nineteenth-century Irish poet and classical scholar whose poems were published posthumously in the New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse and in the Penguin Book of Victorian Verse. During his lifetime, he self-published five collections of poetry.

Before Fame

He was educated by Unitarian schoolmasters and later attended Trinity College, Dublin.

Trivia

He published several satirical pamphlets and lengthy narrative poems.

Family Life

With his wife, Anne Jane Patton, he had three children.

Associated With

His poetry has been compared to that of Robert Browning.