Rupert Brooke-Dunlap

Rupert Chawner Brooke

Born:  1887

died: 1915

Rupert was very smart in academics and athletics.  He enrolled in his fathers school at the age of fourteen.  Only just a year later he went to King’s College, Cambridge.  he was known for good looks, charm, good intellect.

During college he befriended Winston Churchill.  When he got out of college he enrolled in the in the navy.  he did not see that much action.  while he was on duty he wrote a poem called sequence 1914.  also while he was duty he was bit by a mosquito that had a disease that eventually killed him in 1915.

Bibliography:

“Rupert Brooke.” Emory University—English Department “Where Courageous Inquiry Leads” Web. 08 Feb. 2012.<http://www.english.emory.edu/LostPoets/Brooke.html&gt;.
 
“Rupert Brooke.” Poets.org – Poetry, Poems, Bios & More. Web. 15 Feb. 2012. <http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/181&gt;.
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