Eusden
biographical name Laurence 1688-1730 English poet; poet laureate (1718-30)

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  • Eusden — Recorded in a wide variety of spellings including: Evenden, Evensden, Eversden, Evesden, Eusden, Euesden, and Ewsdon, this is an English locational surname. It may have originated from Evendine, a hamlet near Ledbury in Herefordshire, or the… …   Surnames reference

  • Eusden — Eus•den [[t]ˈyuz dən[/t]] n. big Laurence, 1688–1730, English poet: poet laureate 1718–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • Eusden, Laurence — (1688 1730)    Son of the Rev. Laurence Eusden, rector of Spofforth, Yorkshire, educated at St. Peter s School, York, he graduated M.A. from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1708. Following a flattering poem (some said sycophantic), A Poem on the… …   British and Irish poets

  • Eusden, Laurence — ▪ British poet baptized Sept. 6, 1688, Spofforth, Yorkshire, Eng. died Sept. 27, 1730, Coningsby, Lincolnshire       British poet who, by flattering the Duke of Newcastle, was made poet laureate in 1718. He became rector of Coningsby and held the …   Universalium

  • Laurence Eusden — (1688 27 septembre 1730) est un poète anglais jugé assez médiocre qui est devenu néanmoins poète lauréat en 1718. Vie Fils du révérend Laurence Eusden, recteur de Spofforth, Yorkshire, Laurence Eusden naît à Spofforth, dans le Yorkshire du Nord,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Laurence Eusden — (1688 September 27, 1730), was an English poet who became Poet Laureate in 1718. Life 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 …   Wikipedia

  • Poets laureate of Britain — ▪ Table Poets laureate of Britain John Dryden (Dryden, John) 1668 89 Thomas Shadwell (Shadwell, Thomas) 1689 92 Nahum Tate (Tate, Nahum) 1692 1715 Nicholas Rowe (Rowe, Nicholas) 1715 18 Laurence Eusden (Eusden, Laurence) 1718 30 Colley Cibber… …   Universalium

  • Euesden — Recorded in a wide variety of spellings including: Evenden, Evensden, Eversden, Evesden, Eusden, Euesden, and Ewsdon, this is an English locational surname. It may have originated from Evendine, a hamlet near Ledbury in Herefordshire, or the… …   Surnames reference

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