Ruth Pitter

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Birthday
7, 1897
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 29, 1992 (94)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1897
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 29, 1992 (94)

About

British poet who is known for a 1936 work entitled A Trophy of Arms. She was the first woman to receive the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

Before Fame

She worked at the British War Office early in her life and was also employed by a Suffolk furniture company.

Trivia

Her work, though written in the 1900s, relied upon rules of rhyme and meter that had been established in the previous century.

Family Life

Her parents, George Pitter and Louisa Murrell Pitter, were both teachers.

Associated With

She was a close friend of author C.S. Lewis.

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