Samuel Rogers

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Charlotte May (University of Nottingham)
Samuel Rogers
Sketch by Daniel Maclise, c.1830s. Courtesy The Walter Scott Digital Archive, Edinburgh University Library.

Samuel Rogers (1763-1855) was a bestselling poet during the nineteenth century, regarded as a bastion of London literary society by many of his acquaintances. Rogers continued to work as a bank manager whilst publishing and writing. His political and literary connections and extensive antiquary and art collections made him a much sought out character in London cultural life. However, he was also known for his caustic wit and fickle loyalties. His literary legacy is …

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Citation: May, Charlotte. "Samuel Rogers". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 04 June 2021 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=3828, accessed 06 February 2023.]

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