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This profligate poet and preacher rose to become dean of St Paul's Cathedral
His poetry ranged from love poems to metaphysical themes
One of his famous poems is 'No man is an island'
This Day in British History
20 November, 869
Death of St Edmund
A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.