Roger Lancelyn Green





Roger Lancelyn Green


Born
in The United Kingdom
November 02, 1918

Died
October 08, 1987

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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

“No longer are you Sekhmet the Slayer: you are Hathor the Lady of Love. Yet your power over mankind shall be greater even than it was – for the passion of love shall be stronger than the passion of hate, and all shall know love, and all shall be your victims.”
Roger Lancelyn Green, Tales of Ancient Egypt

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