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Tennyson, Alfred

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishTennyson, AlfredAlfred TennysonTen‧ny‧son, Al‧fred /ˈtenɪsən, ˈælfrɪd/  (1809–92) often called by his title, Alfred, Lord Tennyson; an English poet who was made poet laureate (=the Queen's official poet). His works include In Memoriam, a poem written for a friend of his who died, but he is best known for his narrative poems (=poems that tell a story), such as Charge of the Light Brigade and The Lady of Shalott.
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