Charles G. D. Roberts bio, Poem, Education, Wife

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Charles G. D. Roberts bio

Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts was a Canadian poet and prose writer. Roberts has also been called the “Father of Canadian Poetry” because he served as an inspiration and a source of assistance for other Canadian poets of his time. He was one of the first Canadian authors to be internationally known.

Charles G.D. Roberts Bio, Age and DOB

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Full NameCharles George Douglas Roberts
Date Of Birth10 January 1860
Date of Death26 November 1943
Birth PlaceDouglas, New Brunswick, Canada
Notable awardsKnighthood (KCMG), FRSC, Lorne Pierce Medal

Charles G. D. Roberts Education

Charles G. D. Roberts bio
  • Canadian Poet Charles G. D. Roberts was born on 10 January 1860 in  Douglas, New Brunswick, Canada. He is a Canadian by nationality. Roberts inspired Bliss CARMAN (his cousin), Archibald LAMPMAN, and D C SCOTT and became a prominent members of the so-called Confederation Poets.

  • Between the ages of 14 years, Roberts was raised in the parish of  New Brunswick, near Sackville. In 1873-His family moved to Fredericton, from 1874 to 1876 Roberts attended Fredericton Collegiate School, and then in 1879 the University of New Brunswick, earning his B.A. and M.A. in 1881. He published his first articles in The Colonial Farmer at 12 years of age.

Charles G. D. Roberts Family Information, Wife, Relationship

  • Talking about Robert’s family, His father’s name was Rev. Roberts, he was a rector of Fredericton and canon of Christ Church Cathedral in New Brunswick. His mother’s name was Emma Wetmore Bliss. Roberts’s brother, Theodore Goodridge Roberts and sister, Elizabeth Roberts MacDonald, also became authors.

  • In 1880, Charles G. D. Roberts married Mary Fenety, and they had five children and in 1943 He married his second wife Joan Montgomery 

Charles G. D. Roberts career

Charles G. D. Roberts bio
  • From 1879 to 1881 Roberts worked as principal of Chatham High School in Chatham, New Brunswick, and from 1881 to 1883 York Street School in Fredericton.

  • Roberts first published poetry in the Canadian language in 1878  and he had placed two poems in the American magazine, Scribner in 1879

  • Charles G. D. Roberts published his first book of poetry, Orion and Other Poems in 1880

  • The biography by Roberts’s friend Edmund Collins, The Life and Times of Sir John A. Macdonald, was published in 1883 and the book was a success, going through eight printings. It contained a chapter on “Thought and Literature in Canada,”

Charles G. D. Roberts poetrys, fiction and animal stories


  • Orion, and Other Poems
  • In Divers Tones
  • The Book of the Native
  • The Book of the Rose


  • The Raid from Beauséjour and How the Carter Boys Lifted the Mortgage
  • Earth’s Enigmas
  • The Forge in the Forest
  • The Heart of the Ancient Wood
  • The Haunters of the Silences: A Book of Animal Life

Animal stories

  •  The Vagrant of Time
  •  The Iceberg and Other Poems


1) How is Charles G. D. Roberts?

Charles G.D. Roberts, in full Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts. He was a Canadian poet and prose writer and has also been called the “Father of Canadian Poetry”

2) Charles G.D. Roberts poems

  • Afoot
  • An April Adoration
  • Cambrai and Marne
  • At the Gates of Spring
  • All Night the Lone Cicada


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