WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

''THE TABLES TURNED.''

PROFILE:

BORN: April 7th, 1770

DEAD: April 23rd,1850

DIED at the age of 80

SIBLINGS:Dorothy Wordsworth

PARENTS: john wordsworth & Ann Cookson

HOMETOWN :Cockermouth

He was the second of five children of John and Ann Wordsworth.


KEY EVENTS

  • William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge helped to launch the Romantic age in English literature.


From the time he got married his inspiration to write poetry came from his family (children mostly) and his close friend.

PERSONAL LIFE:

Wordsworth marries Mary Hutchinson

The Wordsworths' second child, Dorothy "Dora" Wordsworth, is born. William Wordsworth grows close to Dora. She inspires many of his poems, beginning with ''Address to my infant daughter''