Roger Lancelyn Green





Roger Lancelyn Green

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born
in The United Kingdom
November 02, 1918

died
October 08, 1987


About this author

Roger (Gilbert) Lancelyn Green was a British biographer and children's writer. He was an Oxford academic who formed part of the Inklings literary discussion group along with C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Born in 1918 in Norwich, England, Green studied under C. S. Lewis at Merton College, Oxford, where he obtained a B.Litt. degree. He delivered the 1968 Andrew Lang lecture. Green lived in Cheshire, in a manor which his ancestors owned for over 900 years. He died in October 1987. His son was the writer Richard Lancelyn Green.


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More books by Roger Lancelyn Green…
“Here have I come to die,' he said, 'and where else could I ask to die but in your arms?”
Roger Lancelyn Green, The Adventures of Robin Hood

“Underneath this little stone
Lies Robert Earl of Huntington;
No other archer was so good -
And people called him Robin Hood.
Such outlaws as he and his men
Will England never see again.”
Roger Lancelyn Green, The Adventures of Robin Hood

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