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date: 21 February 2020

Butterfield, Sir Herbertlocked

  • Brendan Simms


Butterfield, Sir Herbert (1900–1979), historian, was born at Oxenhope, Yorkshire, on 7 October 1900, the eldest of three children of Albert Butterfield, chief clerk at a Keighley woollen mill, and his wife, Ada Mary Buckland. He was educated at Keighley trade and grammar school...

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British Library, National Sound Archive
Churchill College, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge
private collection
Cambridge University Library
University of Glasgow
Historical Journal
King's College, Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, London
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)