Housman died on April 30, 1936, in Cambridge, England. A year after his birth, his family moved to nearby Bromsgrove, where he spent his childhood. Housman was an English poet and scholar born best known for his poetry volumes A Shropshire Lad (1896) and Last Poems (1922) as well as his scholarly editions of first-century Roman astronomer Marcus Manilius. As a scholar he is well-respected for his annotated editions of Marcus Manilius, a first-century Roman astronomer. Housman was an English poet and scholar born on March 26, 1859, in Fockbury, Worcestershire, England.One moment the hub was there, keeping the wheel of family life turning; the next he was gone. Meningococcus, the bacteria which caused Eddie’s blood poisoning, is also one of the most common causes of that feared illness, meningitis.Meningitis can result in permanent brain damage, blindness and loss of hearing, while septicaemia can lead to loss of limbs. Although babies and young children are at highest risk, young adults, especially students, who live in close proximity, are also thought to be vulnerable.Such prominent critics and authors as Walter de la Mare, Aldous Huxley, Peter Sacks, Seamus Heaney, and Edna Longley have called Edward Thomas one of England's most important poets.Since 2000, much serious consideration has been given to Thomas's work.In his spare time he studied Greek and Roman classics in detail.
What I saw Was Adlestrop -- only the name And willows, willow-herb, and grass, And meadowsweet, and haycocks dry, No whit less still and lonely fair Than the high cloudlets in the sky.
Housman was the eldest of seven children, and his mother died from cancer when he was just 12 years old. John's College in Oxford, where he received first class honors in classical moderations.
For the next 11 years Housman worked as a clerk in the Patent Office.
Yes, I remember Adlestrop -- The name, because one afternoon Of heat the express-train drew up there Unwontedly.
Women he liked, did shovel-bearded Bob, Old Farmer Hayward of the Heath, but he Loved horses. All along the lane He planted elms where now the stormcock sings That travellers hear from the slow-climbing train.