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Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born on 29 May, 1874 at 32 Sheffield Terrace, Campden Hill, London. He was the elder son of Edward Chesterton (an estate agent) and Marie Louise (née Grosjean). As Chesterton would later emphasize in his Autobiography (1936), he had a comfortable upbringing in a middle-class family and a generally happy childhood.

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  • Thornely, Thomas.Verses from Fen and Fell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1919.
  • --.Cambridge Memories. London: H. Hamilton, 1936.
  • --.The Collected Verse of Thomas Thornely. Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, 1939.
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Rose Amy Fyleman was born on the outskirts of Nottingam on 6 March, 1877 to Emilie (née Loewenstein) and John Feilman. Her mother had immigrated from Russia, while her father's family was situated in Germany seventeen years prior to Rose's birth.

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  • Nick Warburton. David Higham literary, film, and tv agents (Nicky Lund).
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John Betjeman, son of Ernest Edward Betjemann (a furniture manufacturer) and Mabel Bessie Dawson, was born at Parliament Hill Mansions, north London. John adopted his style of spelling the family name around the age of twenty-one (the name can be traced back to Dutch or German origin). After attending Byron House Montessori School, where he was briefly taught by T. S.

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Mina Gertrude Lowy was born on 27 December 1882 in Hampstead, London to Sigmund Felix Lowy, a tailor, and Julia Bryan. Loy was educated at home before attending a progressive school in London.

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Florence Margaret (Stevie) Smith was born on 20 September 1902 at 34 Delapole Avenue, Hull, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Ethel Rahel and Charles Ward Smith. Her father left home for the merchant navy when his shipping business collapsed in 1906, leaving young Smith, her elder sister and mother to live off the inheritance provided by her maternal grandfather.

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  • Newbolt, Henry. Admirals All and Other Verses. London: Elkin Mathews, 1897. PR 5103.N4 A6 1981 Robarts Library
  • --. The Island Race. London: Elkin Mathews, 1899. PR 5103.N4 I8 Robarts Library
  • --. The Sailing of the Long-Ships and Other Poems. London: John Murray, 1902. PR 5103.N4 S3 University of Toronto Libraries at Downsview

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