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Benson, Robert Hughlocked

  • C. C. Martindale
  • , revised by Robert Brown


Benson, Robert Hugh (1871–1914), Roman Catholic priest and writer, was the fourth son and youngest child of Edward White Benson (1829–1896) and his wife, Mary Sidgwick (1841–1918), a second cousin. He was born on 18 November 1871 at Wellington College, of which his father was the first headmaster. In 1872 ...

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