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Caedmon

poet

Caedmon (7th century), illiterate herdsman, English poet who reputedly became a poet overnight after a stranger commanded him in a dream to “sing of the beginning of created things.” Author of the Caedmon Hymn, he spent the rest of his life rendering Bible history into verse.

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