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date: 30 September 2020

Chesterton, G. K. [ Gilbert Keith Chesterton] 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction
Author(s):
Sandra KempSandra Kemp, Charlotte MitchellCharlotte Mitchell, David TrotterDavid Trotter

(1874–1936) married (1901) Frances Blogg (d. 1938).Chesterton was born in Kensington, where his great-grand-father had started an estate agency. His father was cultivated, Liberal, and Unitarian; he did not work in the family business because of poor health. Chesterton went to St Paul's School (... ...

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