Throughout his life Landor was renowned for his fiery temperament.
Landor spent his last years
on the Via Della Chiesa being cared for by Elizabeth Barrett-Browning's former maid
Elizabeth Wilson. He died on the 17 September, 1864 aged 89.
previously lived in Italy from 1815 to 1835 - until separating from his
wife Julia Thuiller.
His collections of poetry include: Poems
(1798) and Simonidea (1806).
Charles Dickens based the character of Boythorn in Bleak House