List of Poets Laureate of United Kingdom


                          List of Poets Laureate of United Kingdom

Name of the Poet

Became poet

  Laureate in

Ben Jonson1616 
William D’Avenant1638 
John Dryden1668 
Thomas Shadwell1689 
Nahum Tate1692 
Nicholas Rowe1715 
Laurence Eusden1718 
Colley Cibber1730 
William Whitehead1757 
Thomas Warton1785 
Henry James Pye1790 
Robert Southey1813 
William Wordsworth1843 
Alfred Tennyson1850 
Alfred Austin1896 
Robert Bridges1913 
John Masefield1930 
Cecil Day Lewis1968 
John Betjeman1972 
Ted Hughes1984 
Andrew Motion1999 
Carol Ann Duffy2009 
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