"Wystan Hugh Auden"The name Wystan derives from the 9th-century Wigstan of Mercia/St Wystan, who was murdered by Beorhtwulf of Mercia/Beorhtwulf, king of Mercia, after Wystan objected to Beorthtwulf's plan to marry Wystan's mother. His remains were reburied at Repton, Derbyshire, where they became the object of a cult; the St. Wystan's Church, Repton/parish church of Repton is named St Wystan's. Auden's father, George Augustus Auden, was educated at Repton School.
, who published as "W. H. Auden", was an Anglo-American poet, Auden used the phrase "Anglo-American Poets" in 1943, implicitly referring to himself and T. S. Eliot.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous poets! More W. H. Auden on Wikipedia.