Tennyson

Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) was the most famous poet of the Victorian era, renowned for his dramatically powerful subjects and highly-wrought melodious style.

  • Who Was Tennyson?

    Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) was the most famous poet of the Victorian era, renowned for his dramatically powerful subjects and highly-wrought melodious style.

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    Tennysons Poems written at farringford
  • Tennyson and The Isle of Wight

    It has been suggested that Tennyson's enthusiasm for Keats' poetry had led him to consider settling on the island where Keats had chosen to write

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    Tennyson Isle of Wight
  • Family Life at Farringford

    Alfred and Emily Tennyson viewed the tranquility and intimacy of their remote island home as the perfect place to raise their two sons.

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    Tennyson family life
  • Famous Visitors to Farringford

    'Everybody is either a genius, or a poet, or a painter or peculiar in some way', wrote Anny Thackeray on a visit to Freshwater in 1865.

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    Tennyson famous visitors
  • Chronology of Tennyson's Life

    Tennyson's life before and during his time at Farringford.

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  • Research Resources

    A list of books, archives, websites and places with useful information on Tennyson.

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    Tennyson Resources
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