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date: 29 February 2020

Tennyson, Alfred, first Baron Tennysonlocked

(1809–1892)
  • Christopher Ricks

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Tennyson, Alfred, first Baron Tennyson (1809–1892), poet, was born on 6 August 1809 at Somersby rectory, Lincolnshire, the fourth child (there were to be eight sons and four daughters in fourteen years) of the Revd Dr George Clayton Tennyson (1778–1831), rector of Somersby...

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