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Bridges, Robert Seymour

Born: 1844 AD
Died: 1930 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Poets

1844 – Bridges was born in Walmer, Kent on the 23rd of October.

         – He was educated at Eton College and Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

1882 – He was afterwards assistant physician at the Children’s hospital, Great Ormond Street, and physician at the Great Northern hospital, lung disease forcing him to retiring.

1873 – Bridges’ literary work started long before his retirement, with his first collection of poems being published.

1876 – He wrote poetry collections "The Growth of Love".

1884 – He married Monica Waterhouse, daughter of Alfred Waterhouse R.A., and spent the rest of his life in rural seclusion, first at Yattendon, Berkshire, then at Boar’s Hill, Oxford

1890-1905 – His best work is to be found in his Shorter Poems and a complete edition of his Poetical Works.

1912 – He wrote poetry collections Collected Poems".

1916 – He wrote poetry collections The Spirit of Man".

1930 – He died on the 21st of April.