Crick, Sir Bernard Rowland (1929–2008), political scientist and biographer, was born on 16 December 1929 at 77 Circle Gardens, Merton, London, the son of Harry Edgar Crick (d. 1968), insurance official, and his wife, Florence Clara, née Cook (1890–1986). He attended Whitgift School, Croydon...
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Lucas, Edward Verrall (1868–1938), essayist and biographer, was born at the Villa Stresa in Wellington Road, Eltham, Kent, on 12 June 1868, the second son of the four sons and three daughters of Alfred Lucas (1841–1895) of Sussex, agent for insurance companies and building societies and formerly a woollen merchant, and his wife, ...