The earliest English poet whose name is known. His nine-line alliterative poem Caedmon's Hymn, praising God, is one of the oldest surviving texts in Old English. An illiterate shepherd attached to Whitby Abbey, he changed after a dream. When he presented his poem the Abbess ordered him to take monastic vows. http:rpo.library.utoronto.capoem369.html
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