Literature Quiz / HCHS Important British Poet Laureates

Random Literature Quiz

Can you name the British Poet Laureates?

 Plays Quiz not verified by Sporcle

     
Forced Order
Support Sporcle.
Go Orange.
Score 0/10 Timer 10:00
DescriptionPoetLength of Term/Monarch
1668-1688/1st poet laureate/Absalom and Achitophel/Marriage a la Mode/Mac Flecknoe/The Conquest of Granada/Astaea Redux/A song for St. Cecilia's Day20 years/Charles II
1813-1843/Lake Poet/contemporary of Coleridge & Wordsworth/After Blenheim/Thalaba the Destroyer/Madoc/The Curse of Kehama/Roderick the Last of the Goths/The Inchcape Rock30 years/George III
1843-1850/'The Lucy Poems'/The Prelude/Ode to Duty/To the Cuckoo/Lucy Gray/She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways/Daffodils/The Solitary Reaper/The World Is Too Much With Us7 years/Victoria
1850-1892/longest serving/In Memoriam/Ulysses/Crossing the Bar/The Lady of Shalott/Idylls of the King/The Charge of the Light Brigade42 years/Victoria
1930-1967/The Everlasting Mercy/Sea-Fever/The Midnight Folk/The Box of Delights/Laugh & Be Merry/Salt-Water Ballads37 years/George V, Edward VIII, George VI, Elizabeth II
1972-1984/Slough/Crematorium/Death in Leamington/The Arrest of Oscar Wilde at the Cadogan Hotel/A Subaltern's Love Song/Diary of a Church Mouse/The Last Laugh12 years/Elizabeth II
1984-1998/The Hawk in the Rain/Crow/Tales from Ovid/Shakespeare & the Goddess of Complete Being/Last Letter/Wolfwatching/Birthday Letters/Moortown14 years/Elizabeth II
1999-2009/1st to serve 10 yr term (not life)/Passing On/The Life of Harry Patch/The Dog of the Light Brigade/The Gardener/Rhapsodies/Holy Island/The New World/Pleasure Steamers10 years/Elizabeth II
2009-2019/Standing Female Nude/Selling Manhattan/Mean Time/Rapture 10 years/Elizabeth II
2019-present/Tyrannosaurus Rex Versus the Corduroy Kid/Xanadu/Kid/Book of Matches/translations of Homer's Odyssey & Sir Gawain & the Green Knight10 year term/Elizabeth II

From the Vault

The First Four

by msreicher

Good things come in fours...well not Indiana Jones Movies.
Remove Ads.
Support Sporcle.
Get the best of Sporcle when you Go Orange. This ad-free experience offers more features, more stats, and more fun while also helping to support Sporcle. Thank you for becoming a member.

Show Comments

Extras

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.

Details: