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British Writers: L - P

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  • John Locke, Philosopher (1632 - 1704)
    John Locke (1632-1703), son of John Locke, of Pensford, and Ann Agnes (or Agnes Ann) Keene (1597-1654) Father of liberal philosophy. His ideas would also be used as a keystone for the revolutio...
  • Diana Mitford (1910 - 2003)
    Diana, the Hon. Lady Mosley (17 June 1910 – 11 August 2003), born Diana Freeman-Mitford and usually known as Diana Mitford, was one of the Mitford sisters. She was first married to Bryan Walter Guinnes...
  • Lady Caroline Blackwood (1931 - 1996)
    wikipedia - Lady Caroline Maureen Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood (16 July 1931 – 14 February 1996) was a writer and artist's muse, and the eldest child of Basil Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood , 4th Marquess of...
  • The Hon. Nancy Mitford (1904 - 1973)
    Nancy Freeman-Mitford , CBE, styled The Hon. Nancy Mitford before her marriage and The Hon. Mrs Rodd thereafter. She was born 28 November 1904 in Belgravia, Westminster, England and died 30 June 1973...
  • Jessica Lucy Treuhaft (1917 - 1996)
    Jessica Lucy Mitford , nicknamed Decca or Dec , writer and campaigner, was born in Burford, Oxfordshire on 11 September 1917 and died Oakland, California 23 July 1996. Parents: 7th and penultimate ch...

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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