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Samuel Taylor 
Coleridge
1772 - 1834


Samuel Taylor 
Coleridge
, English critical poet, critic and philosopher. He was at school with [Missing XREF c-lamb58355] Venn's entry reads: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. College: JESUS Entered: Lent, 1792 Born: Died: July 25, 1834 Adm. sizar (age 19) at JESUS, Feb. 5, 1791. S. of John, V. of Ottery St Mary, Devon. [B. there Oct. 21, 1772.] School, Christ's Hospital (Exhibitioner). Matric. Lent, 1792; Scholar; Browne Medal (Greek Ode) 1792. Poet, critic and philosopher. Enlisted, under the name of Comberback, in 15th Light Dragoons, Apr. 1793; discharged Apr. 10, 1794, from respect to his friends and station. Adopted extreme views in religion and politics. Joined Robert Southey and other `pantisocrats' in a scheme to found a communistic colony in Pennsylvania, 1794. Went to Bristol, lodging at 48, College Street. Published his first volume of Poems, 1796. Preached occasionally in Unitarian chapels at Taunton and Bath, 1796-7. Joined Wordsworth in writing Lyrical Ballads. An occasional contributor to the Morning Post, 1798-1802. Studied in Germany, 1798-9; funds being furnished by the Wedgwoods. Became a slave to opium. Secretary to the Governor of Malta, 1804-5. Settled at Keswick, Cumberland, 1800, where he wrote the second part of Christabel. Settled at Grasmere, with Wordsworth, 1809. Began a paper called the Friend, 1809. Contributed to the London Courier, 1809, 1811 and 1814. Lectured in London on Shakespeare and other poets, 1810-11. A pensioner of the Society of Literature, 1824-30. Gave his last lecture in London, 1818. Visited by famous contemporaries who came to listen to his conversation. For an account of his life and work see D.N.B. Died July 25, 1834, at Highgate; bust in Westminster Abbey. Father of Derwent (1820). See also: - http://www.lib.v irginia.edu/etext/stc/Coleridge/

Born: Ottery St. Mary, Devon, England 20th Oct 1772 Baptised:
Died: Highgate, London, England 25th Jul 1834 Buried: St. Michael's, Highgate, London, , , England 2nd Aug 1834
Family:
Coleridge

Ancestors
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1.
Samuel Taylor 
Coleridge
(
Fricker
) 1772 - 1834
2.
Rev. John 
Coleridge
(
Bowden
) 1719 - 1781
4.
 
3.
Anne 
Bowden
(
Coleridge
) + 1809
6.
 

Siblings


1.
Edward 
Coleridge

2.
John 
Coleridge
c. 1755 - 1786
3.
William 
Coleridge
c. 1757 - 1780
4.
James 
Coleridge
(
Taylor
) 1760 - 1836
5.
George 
Coleridge
c. 1765 - 1828
6.
Luke Hermann 
Coleridge
(
Hart
) c. 1765 - 1790
7.
Ann 
Coleridge
c. 1768 - 1791
8.
Francis Syndercombe 
Coleridge
c. 1771 - 1792

Spouses



1. St. Mary's, Redcliffe, Bristol, England 4th Oct 1795
Sara 
Fricker
(
Coleridge
) 1770 - 1845

Descendants
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a.
Sara 
Fricker
(
Coleridge
) 1770 - 1845
1.
(David) Hartley 
Coleridge
1796 - 1849
2.
Berkeley 
Coleridge
1798 - 1799
3.
Derwent 
Coleridge
(
Pridham
) 1800 - 1883
3a.
3.1.
Ernest 
Coleridge
* post 1827
3.2.
Christabel Rose 
Coleridge
* post 1827
3.3.
Derwent Moultrie 
Coleridge
1828 - 1880
4.
Sara 
Coleridge
(
Coleridge
) 1802 - 1852
4a.
Henry Nelson 
Coleridge
(
Coleridge
) 1798 - 1843
4.1.
Herbert 
Coleridge
c. 1830 - 1861
4.2.
Edith 
Coleridge
post 1830 - post 1852
4.3.
Bertha 
Coleridge
* post 1830
4.4.
Berkeley 
Coleridge
c. 1834 - c. 1834
4.5.
Florence 
Coleridge
c. 1834 - c. 1834
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Timeline


20th Oct 1772Born Ottery St. Mary, Devon, England
4th Oct 1795Married
Sara 
Fricker
(
Coleridge
) 1770 - 1845 Bristol, England
25th Jul 1834Died Highgate, London, England
2nd Aug 1834Buried London, England
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