British poet, playwright, and medical doctor who is best known for a blank-verse play entitled The Bride's Tragedy.
He studied medicine in Gottingen and Wurzburg, Germany.
When he was forty-five years old, he committed suicide by poisoning himself.
His maternal aunt, Maria Edgeworth, was also a writer. In addition, Beddoes' physician father was a friend of the renowned poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
Poet Arthur Symons harshly critiqued Beddoes' dramatic works.