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Henry Bernard Carpenter

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Name  Henry Carpenter
Role  Author
Died  1890

Henry Bernard Carpenter A Poets Last Songs Classic Reprint Henry Bernard Carpenter

Henry Bernard Carpenter (April 22, 1840 – July 17, 1890), was an Irish Unitarian clergyman, orator,

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Henry Bernard Carpenter A Poets Last Songs Classic Reprint Henry Bernard Carpenter

author, and poet. Educated at Oxford University, his written works were principally in verse, three of which were published, The Oatmeal Crusaders, or A Nine Days' Wander Round, Up and Down Mount Washington, Being a Serio-comic Poem (1875), Liber amoris, Being the Book of Love of Brother Aurelius (1886), and A Poet's Last Songs (1891) published posthumously.

Personal

Carpenter was a son of the Reverend Henry Carpenter, perpetual curate of St. Michael's, Liverpool at his death in 1864, and brother of William Boyd Carpenter, the Anglican Bishop of Ripon. He married Emma Bailey in 1878, and had a son named Henry in 1882.

Death

Carpenter died on July 17, 1890 at the age of 50, he was survived by his wife and his 8 year old son. Carpenter received tributes from many, including poet and journalist John Boyle O'Reilly (who died less than a month after Carpenter). He was buried in North Bridgton Cemetery.

References

Henry Bernard Carpenter Wikipedia


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