Betjeman



Sir John, 1906–84, English poet: poet laureate 1972–84.
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The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard March 31, 2010

noun
Sir John. 1906–84, English poet, noted for his nostalgic and humorous verse and essays and for his concern for the preservation of historic buildings, esp of the Victorian era. Poet laureate (1972–84)

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