By William Wordsworth, Robert Bridges
There are a few workplaces of country which appear to hold a burden of tradition that in most cases humbles or crushes the holder. Being appointed a latest Poet Laureate has frequently been a tricky one. however the place of work itself is going again many centuries – informally to the time of Chaucer in 1389 and thereafter via a few 'volunteer laureates'. It was once officially assigned to Ben Jonson in 1617 and, as a Royal place of work by means of letters patent in 1670 to John Drydon. it's a wealthy, lucrative background that bursts with the phrases, flavours and visions of many nice poets. As we struggle through those assortment we not just alight upon the good works of Alfred Austin and Alfred Lord Tennyson yet people with which we would be a bit extra surprising. William Davenant, Samuel Daniel, John Skelton, Robert Bridges. it really is an unbroken line of works that bind poetry and poets to a countries soul.