Critic and biographer. Born Giles Lytton Strachey. At Cambridge he joined The Apostles. Was a prominent conscientious objector in WW1.
Person | Male Born 1880 Died 1932
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Bloomsbury Group - Gordon Square
Here and in neighbouring houses during the first half of the 20th century the...
Greater London Council Lytton Strachey, 1880 - 1932, critic and biographer, ...
Writer. Born Margery Louise Allingham in Ealing. Initially she studied drama and speech-training to cure a stammer. She turned to writing, and in 1929 published her first successful novel, 'The Cri...
Lebanese American artist, poet, and writer. Born in what is now Lebanon, emigrated as a young man with his family to US. Best known for The Prophet, 1923, popular in the 60s.
Blackheath Literary Institution
It was built by public subscription, but was very small as an auditorium and failed within 20 years. By 1858 the building had become a newpspaper reading room and lecture hall. It was damaged by a ...
Steeplechase jockey and writer. Born Richard Stanley Francis in Coedcanlas, Wales. In his racing career, he won over 350 races and was champion jockey in the 1953-54 season. From 1953 to 1957 he w...
Frances (Fanny) Burney
Born King's Lynn, Norfolk, father was Dr Charles Burney. Diarist, novelist: Evelina (1778), Cecelia (1782), Camilla (1796) and playwright. Her first novel, Evelina, was a big success and she ent...