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Alfred, Lord Tennyson
(1809 - 1892)

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1809 Born 6 August at Somersby rectory, Lincolnshire
1815 Attends Louth Grammar School until 1820
1827 Poems by Two Brothers published
1827 Enters Trinity College, Cambridge
1829 Receives chancellor's Gold Medal for prize poem Timbuctoo
1832 Poems published
1843 Loses fortune in "wood carvings by steam" venture
1844 Nervous breakdown
1845 Receives Civil List pension
1847 The Princess published
1850 In Memoriam published anonymously
1850 Appointed Poet Laureate
1855 Maud published
1869 The Holy Grail and Other Poems published
1872 Gareth and Lynette published
1875 Queen Mary published
1880 Ballads and Other Poems published
1881 The Cup published
1883 Accepts barony
1885 Tiresias and Other Poems published
1886 Locksley Hall Sixty Years After published
1892 Dies 6 October
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