Monks and bones

On June 21, 1828, Wordsworth and Coleridge, famous poets in their mid-fifties, set off on an impromptu tour of the Rhine valley, accompanied by Wordsworth’s daughter Dora. The plans had been hatched with such haste that Wordsworth’s wife, Mary – who was then helping their eldest son, John, settle into his parsonage in Coleorton – … Read more