Thomas Lovell Beddoes

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Birthday
30, 1803
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 26, 1849 (45)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
30, 1803
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 26, 1849 (45)

About

British poet, playwright, and medical doctor who is best known for a blank-verse play entitled The Bride's Tragedy.

Before Fame

He studied medicine in Gottingen and Wurzburg, Germany.

Trivia

When he was forty-five years old, he committed suicide by poisoning himself.

Family Life

His maternal aunt, Maria Edgeworth, was also a writer. In addition, Beddoes' physician father was a friend of the renowned poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Associated With

Poet Arthur Symons harshly critiqued Beddoes' dramatic works.