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  1. Southey, Robert Southeynoun

    English poet and friend of Wordsworth and Coleridge (1774-1843)


  1. robert southey

    Robert Southey was an English poet and writer of the Romantic school who served as the UK Poet Laureate from 1813 until his death in 1843. He is known for his collaborations with other major literary figures of his time, including Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. His most famous works include his narrative poem, "The Battle of Blenheim", and his story of the sailor, "The Three Bears," which later evolved into the Goldilocks fairy tale.


  1. Robert Southey

    Robert Southey was an English poet of the Romantic school, one of the so-called "Lake Poets", and Poet Laureate for 30 years from 1813 to his death in 1843. Although his fame has been long eclipsed by that of his contemporaries and friends William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Southey's verse still enjoys some popularity. Moreover, Southey was a prolific letter writer, literary scholar, essay writer, historian and biographer. His biographies include the life and works of John Bunyan, John Wesley, William Cowper, Oliver Cromwell and Horatio Nelson. The last has rarely been out of print since its publication in 1813 and was adapted for the screen in the 1926 British film, Nelson. He was also a renowned Portuguese and Spanish scholar, translating a number of works of those two countries into English and writing both a History of Brazil and a History of the Peninsular War. Perhaps his most enduring contribution to literary history is the children's classic The Story of the Three Bears, the original Goldilocks story, which first saw print in Southey's prose collection The Doctor.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Robert Southey in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Robert Southey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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