Person    | Male  Born 17/8/1930  Died 28/10/1998

Ted Hughes

Categories: Poetry

Born 1 Aspinall Street, Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire.
Appointed Poet Laureate in 1984.

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Ted Hughes

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Silver Jubilee urn

Hughes became Poet Laureate a few years later and Larkin was of similar stand...

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T. S. Eliot - W8

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