John Clare

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Milestones

13 July 1793
JC , labouring-class poet, was born at Helpston near Stamford in Northamptonshire.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
20 May 1864
JC , labouring-class poet, died in NorthamptonGeneral Asylum .
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.

Biography

13 July 1793
JC , labouring-class poet, was born at Helpston near Stamford in Northamptonshire.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
In 1820 he married Martha Turner . They had nine children.
Drabble, Margaret, editor. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. Oxford University Press, 1985.