Stephen Phillips died on this date in 1915.
Stephen Phillips (28 July 1864 – 9 December 1915) was an English poet and dramatist, who enjoyed considerable popularity early in his career.That Infallible Source
English history day!
The poem is not too long, and worth a read.
Scanned pages from A Short History of England Revised and Enlarged Edition, Edward P. Cheyney, 1960 (1st 1904).