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Ursula Dronke (Editor of The Poetic Edda, Volume III)

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Her students loved her because of the total commitment and loyalty she showed them: Ursula Brown was born in Sunderland.

When she was four, the family moved to Newcastle, where her father was a lecturer at the university. She attended Church Dronken poetic edda school there and, inwent to Tours University as a visiting student in French language and literature.

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The outbreak dronken poetic edda the second world war cut short her studies, and she returned to England to take up the Mary Ewart scholarship in English at Somerville College, Oxford. Ursula was a fellow and tutor dronken poetic edda English at Somerville from to She met her husband, Peter Dronke, inat a meeting of the Medieval Society there.


Peter recalls being overwhelmed by her warmth and intellectual vitality at one of her legendary parties dronken poetic edda that year, packed as always with students and scholars from all over the world.

They married in and Ursula moved to Cambridge with Peter, who took up a post in medieval Latin there.

Intheir daughter Cressida was born.