The Queen of Britain have taken on the new court poet

Королева Британии взяла на службу нового придворного поэта

It needs to reflect in verse the events of the state

Queen Elizabeth II took to the service of the new court poet – professors of the University of Oxford Simon Armitage. This was reported in Twitter of the Royal family, writes the with reference to League.

“Simon Armitage gets the Gold medal for poetry from Her Majesty. The medal is awarded for outstanding achievements in poetry — it was first established in 1933 by king George V at the suggestion of the then poet laureate John Mayfield”, — stated in the message.

The function of court poet is to reflect in verse the events in the life of the Royal family and the state.

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Before the title of poet laureate is awarded for life, since 1999, it assigns a ten-year term.

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