Geoffrey Chaucer was the first poet to be buried in Westminster Abbey. He was joined over 150 years later by Edmund Spenser, and subsequently by poets such as John Dryden, Tennyson, Robert Browning, and John Masefield. There are memorials to Byron, John Milton, William Wordsworth, Thomas Gray, John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Robert Burns, William Blake, T.S. Eliot, Gerard Manley Hopkins and many others.
South Transept, Westminster Abbey