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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Person   Born 6/8/1809 Died 6/10/1892

Categories: Poetry, Seriously Famous

Poet Laureate.  Born Lincolnshire.  Wrote "Morte d'Arthur".  Extremely popular and successful; a Victorian national treasure.  But strange and not the cleanest person:  when a friend suggested he should change his shirt, his response was ""Hm, yours would not be as clean as mine if you had worn it a fortnight."  He also chose to sleep in the sheets in which his father had died.  Turned down the offer of a baronetcy hoping for something better, and was rewarded with a peerage in 1883.  Died at home at Aldworth, near Haslemere.

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