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English poet and writerwd:Q3402352
country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: 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 very powerful role as a government adviser, particularly on Irish issues and 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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