Fanny Brawne’s engagement ring, ca 1820. The engagement ring which John Keats gave to Fanny Brawne. Fanny Brawne wore the ring until her death in 1865. The stone is an almandine (a type of garnet), set in a gold openwork scrolled shouldered hoop.
John Keats’ Tombstone, Rome, Italy “Keats traveled to Rome and died there, aged just 25, in February, 1821. He told his friend Joseph Severn that he didn’t want his name to appear on his tombstone, but merely this line: HERE LIES ONE WHOSE NAME WAS WRIT IN WATER Severn honoured that wish, as the gravestone shows. Keats is commemorated just as ‘A young English poet.’”