Person Male Born 7/4/1770 Died 23/4/1850
Romantic poet. Born Cumberland, with the perfect name for a poet (see Isambard Brunel for more examples of nominative determinism). Died Grasmere, the Lake District. Passing through London in July 1802 on his way to visit his ex-mistress and their daughter in France he was impressed with the view from Westminster Bridge and composed: "Earth hath not anything to show more fair....".