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Masefield, John 1878-1967; Eng. writer: poet laureate (1930-67)
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, John 1878-1967.
British writer primarily known for his poetry, including Everlasting Mercy (1911) and the Chaucerian Reynard the Fox (1919). He became poet laureate in 1930.