Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Powys, John Cowperlocked

(1872–1963)
  • Belinda Humfrey

Extract

Powys, John Cowper (1872–1963), novelist and writer, was born on 8 October 1872 at the vicarage, Shirley, Derbyshire, the eldest of eleven children of the Revd Charles Francis Powys (1843–1923) and his wife, Mary Cowper (1849–1914), daughter of William Cowper Johnson, rector of ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription