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Cecil Day Lewis

Person  Male  Born 27/4/1904  Died 22/5/1972

Categories: Poetry, Literature

Countries: Ireland

Poet and novelist. Born Ireland but brought up in London. His mystery novels were written under his pseudonym, Nicholas Blake. 1951 married the actress Jill Balcon (daughter of Michael Balcon.) Father of of actor Daniel Day-Lewis. First President of the Greenwich Society. Poet Laureate from 1968 until his death. Died at Lemmons, Hadley Wood, Hertfordshire, home of the novelists Elizabeth Jane Howard and Kingsley Amis.

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Cecil Day-Lewis - plaque

C. Day-Lewis, 1904 - 1974, poet laureate, lived here, 1957 - 1972. English He...

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Cecil Day Lewis - tree

Tree Planting Year 1973 Presented by the Greenwich Society in memory of thei...

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Cecil Day Lewis

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International Brigade

The quote “they went….other way” is a paraphrase of two lines from C. Day Lew...

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