Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Born: August 17, 1840

Died: September 10, 1922


Occupation: Poet, essayist

Biography: Wilfrid Scawen Blunt was an English poet and writer. He was born at Petworth House in Sussex, and served in the Diplomatic Service from 1858 to 1869. His mother was a Catholic convert and he was educated at Twyford School, Stonyhurst and at St Mary's College, Oscott.