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Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell (1837–1915)

Cholmondeley-Pennell, Henry (pen’el). An English poet and writer on angling; born in 1837; died in 1915. After serving in various departments of the Admiralty he was selected to carry out commercial reforms for the Khedive of Egypt. His poetical works are well known, among them being: ‘Puck on Pegasus’ (1861); ‘The Crescent’ (1866); ‘The Muses of Mayfair’ (1874); ‘From Grave to Gay’ (1885). On angling and ichthyology he wrote: ‘The Angler-Naturalist’ (1864); ‘The Modern Practical Angler’ (1873); two volumes on fishing in the ‘Badminton Library’; articles in the Fisherman’s Magazine and Review, of which he was editor, 1864–65.