Tennyson Close, DA16

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Alfred Tennyson (August 6, 1809 – October 6, 1892), was Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria’s reign, and remains one of the most popular British poets. He was the leading poet of the Victorian Age with his works including The Charge of the Light Brigade, a dramatic tribute to the British cavalrymen involved in an ill-advised charge on October 25, 1854, during the Crimean War. Other works include Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington and Morte d’Arthur. One of the streets on the so-called Poets Estate. See also: Blake Close; Browning Close; Burns Close; Chaucer Road; Dryden Road; Keats Road; Milton Road; Shelley Drive; Wordsworth Road; and Wycliffe Close. 


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