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Robert Southey (1774-1843)

Carmen Triumphale, for the commencement of the year 1814 1814

RCIN 1081242

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Robert Southey was Poet Laureate from 1813 until his death. His first New Year’s poem was this ‘Triumphal Song’ in praise of British victories in the Peninsular War and Wellington’s inspirational leadership.