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Lord David Cecil

AKA Edward Christian David Gascoyne-Cecil

Born: 9-Apr-1902
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1-Jan-1986
Location of death: Cranborne, Dorset, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Melbourne

Father: 4th Marquess of Salisbury
Wife: Rachel MacCarthy (d. 1982, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Jonathan

    High School: Eton College
    University: Christ Church, Oxford University
    Professor: Rhetoric, Gresham College (1947)
    Professor: English Literature, New College, Oxford University (1948-69)

Author of books:
The Stricken Deer or The Life of Cowper (1929, biography)
Early Victorian Novelists: Essays in Revaluation (1934, criticism)
Jane Austen (1936, biography)
The Young Melbourne and the Story of his Marriage with Caroline Lamb (1939, biography)
The English Poets (1941)
Men of the RAF (1942, with Sir William Rothenstein)
Two Quiet Lives (1948, biography)
Poets & Story-tellers (1949, criticism)
Lord M, or the Later Life of Lord Melbourne (1954, biography)
The Fine Art of Reading and Other Literary Studies (1957)
Max (1964, biography)
Visionary and Dreamer: Two Poetic Painters: Samuel Palmer and Edward Burne-Jones (1969, biography)
The Cecils of Hatfield House: A Portrait of an English Ruling Family (1973)
A Victorian Album: Julia Margaret Cameron and Her Circle (1975, with Graham Ovenden)
A Portrait of Jane Austen (1978, biography)
A Portrait of Charles Lamb (1983, biography)
Some Dorset Country Houses (1985)



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