Robert Seymour Bridges, OM

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Robert Seymour Bridges

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Birthplace: Walmer, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Death: April 21, 1930 (85)
Yattendon, West Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: Yattendon, West Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John Thomas Bridges and Harriett Elizabeth Bridges
Husband of Mary Monica Bridges
Father of Elizabeth Daryush; Margaret Joseph and Edward Ettingdene Bridges, 1st Baron Bridges
Brother of Maj. Thomas Walker Bridges and George Bridges

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Robert Seymour Bridges, OM

Robert Seymour Bridges OM (23 October 1844 – 21 April 1930) was Britain's poet laureate from 1913 to 1930. A doctor by training, he achieved literary fame only late in life. His poems reflect a deep Christian faith, and he is the author of many well-known hymns. It was through Bridges’ efforts that Gerard Manley Hopkins achieved posthumous fame.

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Robert Seymour Bridges, OM's Timeline

1844
October 23, 1844
Walmer, Kent, England, United Kingdom
1887
May 12, 1887
Age 42
England, United Kingdom
1889
October 10, 1889
Age 44
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1892
August 4, 1892
Age 47
Yattendon, Berkshire
1930
April 21, 1930
Age 85
Yattendon, West Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
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Yattendon, West Berkshire, England, United Kingdom