Luttrell, Henry

Luttrell, Henry
   The natural son of Henry, 2nd Earl Carhampton, was born at Woodstock, Oxfordshire. His father used his influence to obtain for him a seat for Clonmines, County Wexford, in the last Irish parliament (1798), and a post in the Irish government, which he subsequently commuted for a pension. He was introduced to London society through the Duchess of Devonshire and soon gained the reputation of being a most agreeable, accomplished, and entertaining wit and poet. He was friendly with Sir John Henry Moore (see entry) and it is said that they were "seldom apart, and always hating, abusing, and ridiculing each other" (DNB). He died at his house, No. 31 Brompton Square, London. Some of his publications: Lines written at Ampthill Park in the autumn of 1818, 1819. Letters to Julia, in Rhyme, 1822 (3rd edition). A Rhymer in Rome, 1826. Crockford House, 1827 (a satire). Some of his poems: "Appeal to Chemistry," "City Shower," "Death, Thy Certainty is Such," "Letters of a Dandy to a Dolly," "On a Man Run Over by an Omnibus," "The Description of a London Fog."
   Sources: Crockford-House (1827) Canto II, Henry Luttrell ( Dictionary of National Biography. Electronic Edition 1.1. Oxford University Press, 1997. English Poetry: Author Search. Chadwyck-Healey Ltd., 1995 ( The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 ( The Faber Book of Epigrams and Epitaphs. Geoffrey Grigson, ed. Faber and Faber, 1977. The New Oxford Book of Romantic Period Verse. Jerome J. McGann. Oxford University Press, 1993. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000.

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