The poet Ted Hughes was born in a
small terraced house
- a small Pennine town not far from
in West Yorkshire's
Bronte Country .
In 1956 Ted Hughes married
who committed suicide just seven years later and is buried in the churchyard at nearby
Ted Hughes was appointed Poet Laureate in 1984, a position which he held until his death in 1998.
Collections of poetry include "The Hawk in the Rain" and "Crow", and Hughes was also the author of a book for children "The Iron Man".
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