Poetry


Poetry and poets associated with the North East of England.

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Mark Akenside
- Overview About Mark Akenside Mark Akenside (1721 - 1770) was a poet and physician born in Newcastle. He attending the Royal Free Grammar School and then a Dissenting Academy in Newcastle ...
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Joseph Skipsey (1832 - 1903)
- Overview About Joseph Skipsey Joseph Skipsey, the "Pitman Poet", was born in Percy Main, near North Shields, in 1832. He worked at various collieries, including Backworth Colliery, and Pembroke Colliery (Sunderland), ...
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Lord Byron
- Overview About Lord Byron George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, commonly know as Lord Byron was a poet and a leading figure in the 'Romantic' movement. He was born 22nd ...
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Image taken from page 164 of 'Local Poetry. Songs and poems, relating to the town and county of Newcastle upon Tyne, or incidents connected therewith. Collected by T. Bell. [Chiefly cuttings with hawkers' ballads, and others in ms.]'

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Image taken from page 210 of 'Local Poetry. Songs and poems, relating to the town and county of Newcastle upon Tyne, or incidents connected therewith. Collected by T. Bell. [Chiefly cuttings with hawkers' ballads, and others in ms.]'

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Image taken from page 195 of 'Local Poetry. Songs and poems, relating to the town and county of Newcastle upon Tyne, or incidents connected therewith. Collected by T. Bell. [Chiefly cuttings with hawkers' ballads, and others in ms.]'

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John Cunningham (1729 - 1773)
- Overview About John Cunningham John Cunningham (1729-1773) was a Dublin born poet, who spent much of his adult life in the North East of England. He made his last performance ...

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