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British Writers: L - P

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  • Nicholas Lash (1934 - 2020)
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaNicholas Langrishe Alleyne Lash (6 April 1934 – 11 July 2020) was an English Roman Catholic theologian. Having served in the British Army, he trained for Holy Order...
  • George Meredith, OM (1828 - 1909)
    Hon. George Percy, Colonial Governor of Virginia (1580 - 1632)
    George Percy== George Percy (September 4, 1580 – 1632) was an English explorer, author, and early Colonial Governor of Virginia. George Percy was born in England, the youngest son of Henry Percy, 2nd/8...
  • Alexander Morrison (1717 - 1805)
    Morrison, physician, author, and Loyalist, was born at Skinidin, Isle of Skye, Scotland. His father was descended from a long line of Highland Scottish physicians; his mother was the daughter of Iain B...
  • William McDougall (1871 - 1938)
    McDougall, psychologist, was born in Lancashire, England, the son of Rebekah Smalley and Isaac Shimwell McDougall. He was a precocious child, and his Scots father enrolled him at fifteen in the newly e...

British Writers: L - P

This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources.

Names are arranged alphabetically and spread across 6 projects to handle the numbers. (The arrowed buttons below are linked to the other pages).

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  • Constance Naden
  • Robert Morton Nance
  • Violet Needham
  • Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland; 1858 – 1924) was an English author and poet who published books for children under the name of E. Nesbit. She wrote The Railway Children. Also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a socialist organisation later connected to the Labour Party.
  • Frances Neville
  • John Newbery
  • Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols (1893 – 1944) English writer, war poet of WW1, playwright.
  • Sir Harold Nicolson, KCVO MP (1886 - 1968)
  • Adela Florence Nicolson
  • David Niven born James David Graham Niven (1910 - 1983) Actor, novelist and Autobiographer
  • Laura Noble
  • James Ashcroft Noble (1844-1896) Journalist, essayist, hymnologist
  • Sir Dudley North (1641 - 1691)
  • Sir Thomas North (1535 - c.1604)
  • Caroline Sheridan Norton (1808-1877) English poet, novelist
  • Frances Norton, Lady Norton
  • Mary Norton née Pearson (1903 – 1992), English author of children's books



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