Laurence Eusden (1688-1730 / England)
Laurence Eusden (6 September 1688 – 27 September 1730) was an English poet who became Poet Laureate in 1718.
Laurence Eusden was born in Spofforth in North Yorkshire in 1688 (date unknown) to the Rev. Laurence Eusden, rector of Spofforth, Yorkshire. Eusden was baptized on 6 September 1688. He received his education at St Peter's School, York, and at Trinity College, Cambridge. He became... more »
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