Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, 1st Baron

Introduction

Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron (tĕnˈĭsən) [key], 1809–92, English poet. The most famous poet of the Victorian age, he was a profound spokesman for the ideas and values of his times.

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