Southey, Robert

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Southey, Robert Gender: M
born on 12 August 1774 at 08:30 (= 08:30 AM )
Place Bristol, England, 51n27, 2w35
Timezone LMT m2w35 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 19°35' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 16°29 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 28°50'

Robert Southey


British poet laureate, a man of letters and an associate of Wordsworth and Coleridge. He published 55 books, including one work of fiction, "The Doctor" and the biography, "Life Of Nelson," 1813. He established his literary reputation in 1796 with "Joan Of Arc," a long poem.

On 11/14/1795 he secretly married Edith Fricker, having already married her sister, Sara. They had eight kids, four of whom died. In 1837 his second wife died after several years of mental illness and two years later, he married a third time.

Southey died mentally deranged on 3/21/1843, Keswick, England.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Relationship : Marriage 14 November 1795 (Edith Fricker)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1796 ("Joan Of Arc," established reputation)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1813 ("Life Of Nelson")
  • Death of Mate 1837 (After several years of mental illness)

Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes MNN "according to family Bible."

Sy Scholfield quotes Geoffrey Carnall's book, "Robert Southey and His Age" (Clarendon Press, 1960), p. 12: "Southey was born a few minutes before half past eight in the morning of Friday, 12 August 1774. The time was ill-chosen. The eccentric poet William Gilbert, who drew up his horoscope,..."


  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Psychotic Episode (Mentally deranged at death)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Second marriage 42 years)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Three, two were sisters)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Eight children)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids -Traumatic event (Four children died)
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (One work)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet (Laureate)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection