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Selected Poetry of Winthrop Mackworth Praed (1802-1839)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. Everyday Characters I: The Vicar

Biographical information

Given name: Winthrop Mackworth
Family name: Praed
Birth date: 26 July 1802
Death date: 15 July 1839
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: William Mackworth Praed
          wife: Helen Praed (from 1835)
          daughter: Elizabeth Lilian Mackworth Praed
          daughter: Helen Adeline Mackworth Praed
          Taught by elder sister
          Langley Broom school, near Colnbrook
          Eton College: 28 March 1814
          Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A.): October 1821 to 1825
          Middle Temple: 29 May 1829
Politics: Conservative
          Sir William Browne medal for epigrams: 1822
          Sir William Browne medal for Greek ode: 1822
          Chancellor's medal for English poem: 1823
          College declamation prize: 1823
          Sir William Browne medal for Greek ode: 1823
          Chancellor's medal for English poem: 1824
          Sir William Browne medal for epigrams: 1824
          Seatonian prize - poem: 1830
Literary period: Victorian
          Member of Parliament
          Deputy high steward, University of Cambridge
          Tutor: 1825
Residence: 35 John Street, Bedford Row, London: 26 July 1802
Cause of death: Consumption
Buried at: Kensal Green
First RPO edition: 1996-2000