John Keats was born #OnThisDay, 31st October 1795, in Moorgate, London, where his father worked in a livery stable at the Swan and Hoop inn. A small blue plaque at the site reads
In a house on this site the “Swan and Hoop” John Keats, Poet, Was born 1795
John Keats was born #OnThisDay, 31st October 1795. And on 31st October 1820 the 25 year old poet also first set foot on Italian soil after 35 days at sea and 10 in quarantine. Keats-Shelley Memorial Association podcast 🔗
The poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was born #OnThisDay, 4th August 1792.
The Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley died #OnThisDay, 8th July 1822, at the age of 29, when his boat went down in a sudden storm off the coast of the Gulf of La Spezia.
William Wordsworth was born on 7th April 1770. #OnThisDay 250 years ago.
William Blake, poet and printmaker, was born #OnThisDay 1757 BBC In Our Time
The great Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was born #OnThisDay in 1792 - The Later Romantics
RT @BBCInOurTime: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, conceived in a long summer storm in 1816, was published #OnThisDay 1818 https://t.co/IBRFGta…
RT @BBCInOurTime: Lord Byron, poet, was born #OnThisDay 1788 https://t.co/Vophborhnx
RT @britishlibrary: Percy Bysshe Shelley died #otd in 1822. Explore how he came to write his poem ‘To a Skylark’ https://t.co/NOYOvXiEly ht…