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Henry Newbolt

English poet and writer (1862-1938)

1862   -   1938

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
languages spoken, written or signed: English
educated at: Corpus Christi College, Clifton College, Caistor Grammar School, Queen Mary's Grammar School
occupation: military historian, historian, writer, journalist, poet, novelist

Sir Henry John Newbolt, CH (6 June 1862 – 19 April 1938) was an English poet, novelist and historian. He also had a role as a government adviser with regard to the study of English in England. He is perhaps best remembered for his poems "Vitaï Lampada" and "Drake's Drum".
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