Rupert Brooke

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"If I should die, think only this of me:  That there's some corner of a foreign field   That is forever England."  Rupert Brooke, The Soldier.

Window in the 14th century Marwell Hall, Hampshire

Marwell Hall, the headquartes of Marwell Zoo, was built around 1320. It has rooms which can be hired for wedding receptions

"I have a great need to busy myself with quietude." ~ Rupert Brooke

"I have a great need to busy myself with quietude." ~ Rupert Brooke

“There are three good things in this world.  One is to read poetry, another is to write poetry, and the best of all is to live poetry.”    Rupert Brooke #inspiration45_alive

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Rupert Brooke

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The statue of  Rupert Brooke the poet. Rugby Warwickshire. 1887-1915.

The statue of Rupert Brooke the poet. Rugby Warwickshire. 1887-1915.

Virginia Woolf (second right) and poet Rupert Brooke (far right) went skinny-dipping together.

Virginia Woolf (second right) and poet Rupert Brooke (far right) went skinny-dipping together.

W. B. Yeats dubbed famously dubbed Brooke “the handsomest young man in England.”

The True Story of Rupert Brooke

Recent biographical work on the First World War poet Rupert Brooke has been dismantling the political and biographical myths that surround him.

Confidential: Brooke confided in his boyhood friend, the Cambridge economist Dudley Ward

Is this Rupert Brooke's secret daughter?

The World War One poet spent much of 1913 in the South Pacific where he met and fell in love with a local woman named Taatamata.

Rupert Brooke - The Old Vicarage, Mill Way, Granchester, Cambridgeshire, UK - Dead Poets' Society Memorials on Waymarking.com

Rupert Brooke - The Old Vicarage, Mill Way, Granchester, Cambridgeshire, UK

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Rupert Brooke, as a sub-lieutenant in the Hood Battalion of the Royal Naval Division, with his mother

Gallipoli Part II: Genesis of the land attack on the Gallipoli Peninsula

The Gallipoli campaign: Part II: The Naval Attack on the Dardanelles with the British, Australian and New Zealand troops with French troops supported by British and French naval ships against Turkish troops and ships led by German senior officers in the First World War

Rupert Brooke

Rupert Brooke

Cathleen Nesbitt, the unrequited love of poet Rupert Burke

Cathleen Nesbitt, the unrequited love of poet Rupert Burke