John Masefield (1878-1967), Poet Laureate
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Poet Laureate (from 1930). His first book of poetry, Salt-Water Ballads (1902) includes one of his best known poems, 'Sea Feaver', later set to music by John Ireland. He was also the author of naval histories, plays, criticism and children's books, including The Midnight Folk (1927) and The Box of Delights (1933).
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