Leigh Hunt, Rose and Crown, Wimbledon, and Algernon Charles Swinburne blue plaque in London

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The Rose and Crown one of Wimbledon's oldest public houses, dating from the early 17th century. It was a starting point for stage coaches to London. The Victorian poets Leigh Hunt and Algernon Swinburne often met here.

Algernon Charles Swinburne (5 April 1837 – 10 April 1909) was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic. He wrote several novels, and contributed to the famous Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in every year from 1903 to 1907 and again in 1909.

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James Henry Leigh Hunt (19 October 1784 – 28 August 1859), best known as Leigh Hunt, was an English critic, essayist, poet and writer.

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