Hilaire Belloc Correspondence


Hilaire Belloc Correspondence

1889-1948, undated

Documents the correspondence of French-born British author Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953).

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Elodie Agnes Hogan was born in 1868 in Napa, California to Irish immigrant parents. She considered becoming a nun with the Order of the Sisters of Charity and spent time at a convent in Maryland before deciding to not pursue a religious vocation. She met her husband, Hilaire Belloc who was a British writer, in London in 1890 while on a family trip. Elodie's mother, Ellen, initially did not approve of Hilaire because she thought he was too young and would not be able to provide for her daughter. ...

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Belloc, Bessie Rayner, 1829-1925

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Sheed, F.J. (Francis Joseph), 1897-1981

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Knox, Ronald Arbuthnott, 1888-1957

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Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953

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Franco-British writer. From the description of Letters : to Miss Penn, 1917 Nov. 24 and 1929 Mar. 15. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122601939 English historian, essayist, poet and novelist born La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France July 27, 1870; died Guildford, England July 16, 1953. Belloc wrote biographies of Robespierre (1901) Marie Antoinette (1909) and numerous works on English political history. From 1920-19...