Alfred, Lord Tennyson Born on This Date

Alfred, Lord TennysonAlfred, Lord Tennyson born this day in 1809. Tennyson’s In Memoriam A.H.H., his long elegy for his lost friend Arthur Henry Hallam , brings him to the public’s attention. Queen Victoria, famous for her long mourning for her husband Albert, claims to value it most next to the bible. Tennyson became Poet Laureate of England in 1850 after the death of William Wordsworth.

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