Cecil Woodham-Smith





Cecil Woodham-Smith


Born
in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, The United Kingdom
April 29, 1896

Died
March 16, 1977

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Cecil Blanche Woodham-Smith (née Fitzgerald) was a British historian and biographer. She wrote four popular history books, each dealing with a different aspect of the Victorian era.

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The Great Hunger: Ireland 1...

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The Reason Why: The Story o...

4.15 avg rating — 374 ratings — published 1953 — 22 editions
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Florence Nightingale, 1820-...

3.93 avg rating — 213 ratings — published 1951 — 10 editions
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Queen Victoria, From her Bi...

3.97 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 1972 — 7 editions
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Florence Nightingale: 1820-...

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The Reason Why (Condensed)

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Condensed Books: The Artist...

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Heroic War Stories

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More books by Cecil Woodham-Smith…
“There is no giving advice to a young man so much in love.”
Cecil Woodham-Smith, The Reason Why: The Story of the Fatal Charge of the Light Brigade

“It was not a union which seemed likely to prosper, since its chief characteristics were imprudence, youth and extreme good looks.”
Cecil Woodham-Smith

“...moderate your desire of producing perfection, temper your eagerness to produce faultless performance...and soften your manners towards those who are subordinate to you...”
Cecil Woodham-Smith

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The History Book ...: JILL'S 50 BOOKS READ IN 2015 160 209 Dec 29, 2015 09:29AM  
The History Book ...: * VICTORIAN AGE/ERA 173 602 Oct 31, 2016 06:45PM  
The History Book ...: IRELAND, ITS PEOPLE AND ITS HISTORY 122 466 Dec 02, 2016 11:43AM  
Play Book Tag: The Great Hunger by Cecil Woodham-Smith - 4 Stars 2 14 Mar 30, 2017 04:19PM  
The History Book ...: * INTRODUCTION 96 419 Jul 15, 2017 03:16PM  
The History Book ...: * BRITISH MONARCHY 156 526 Jul 17, 2017 11:30AM  
Around the World ...: Ireland 31 654 Aug 03, 2017 04:33PM