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date: 19 September 2019

Hoskins, William Georgelocked

(1908–1992)
  • Joan Thirsk

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Hoskins, William George (1908–1992), historian of the English landscape, was born on 22 May 1908 in Exeter, the eldest of four sons of William George Hoskins (1873–1955), baker, and his wife, Alice Beatrice (1879–1966), daughter of John Dymond of Silverton, Devon. He was born at his grandparents' house, ...

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Proceedings of the British Academy
(1849–)