ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Francis Egerton

(1800-1857)


Francis Leveson-Gower, son of the Marquess of Stafford, attended Eton and Christ Church College, Oxford, before being elected to Parliament in 1822. He assumed the name of Egerton in 1833 when he inherited from the third duke of Bridgewater; he was made earl of Ellesmere in 1846. Egerton served in government, was a member of the Roxburghe Club, and in 1838 was the first president of the Camden Society.


TEXT RECORDS:

1827The Drachenfels.

PUBLICATIONS:

Translations from the German and original poems. 1824.
Dramatic scenes, founded on Victor Hugo's tragedy of Hernani. 1831.
Speech to the electors of the southern district of Lancashire. 1834.
Mediterranean sketches. 1843.
On the life and character of the Duke of Wellington. 1852.
The Eighteenth of November, 1852. 1853.
The pilgrimage and other poems. 1856.