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Robert Southey (linen draper)
who did Southey grow up with?
Aunt Elizabeth Taylor (rich widow in Bath)
was not allowed to play outside with other kids bc aunt was very controlling
where did he go to school but was later expelled from?
expelled for anti-flagging article in his newspaper The Flagellant
who paid for his schooling?
Uncle Reverend Herbert Hill
where did he attend college?
Balliol College at Oxford
what famous poet did he grow up reading?
1st published work?
The Fall of Robespierre
who are the Lake District Poets?
Coleridge, Southey, Wordsworth
who does he become the private secretary for?
what was the name of his home in the Lake District?
most famous work?
Joan of Arc (epic poem about french revolution)
most important poem?
Three Little Bears
who's biography did he write?
Life of Lord Nelson
what did he always write for?
most notable works?
letters to all of his associates
what title does he take on?
who recommended him for Poet Laureate?
Sir Walter Scott
who was his rival?
where was his wife later sent?
who does he marry after the death of his first wife?
who was his long life friend from Westminster?
Charles W.W. Wynn
how long did he hold title of Poet Laureate?
where is he buried?
Crosswaite Churchyard (there is a monument inside of him w an epithet done by Wordsworth)