List of English writers
List of English writers lists writers in English born or raised in England who already have Wikipedia pages. References for the information appear on the linked Wikipedia pages. The list is incomplete...
Frederick Forsyth reveals MI6 spying past
The Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth has revealed he was working for MI6 for more than 20 years. The disclosure comes with the publication of the author's autobiography The Outsider: My Life...
3.14 Pi Day March 14 Math genius Worlds greatest math prodigy Mathematics savant Maths Daniel Tammet
At 3.14 (3 minutes 14 seconds) David Letterman learns what pi means! Daniel Tammet is an amazing math genius who memorised pi to 20,000 places. Is he the wor...
The Boy With The Incredible Brain (Brain Man) - Real Stories
An extraordinary documentary on the brainpower of Daniel T, the young Englishman who could be the world’s greatest mental athlete. Daniel is not just a calculating wizard, but also a memory champion a...
Henry Nelson Coleridge
Henry Nelson Coleridge (25 October 1798 – 26 January 1843) was an editor of the works of his uncle Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
His father was Colonel James Coleridge, of Ottery St. Mary.He was born o...
Henry Rogers (congregationalist)
Henry Rogers (1806–1877) was an English nonconformist minister and man of letters, known as a Christian apologist.
He was third son of Thomas Rogers, a surgeon of St Albans, where he was born on 1...
Frederick Forsyth reveals MI6 spying past
The Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth has revealed he was working for MI6 for more than 20 years. The disclosure comes with the publication of the author's autobiography The Outsider: My Life...
Lisa Potts
Lisa Potts GM (married name Webb) is a former nursery teacher noted for saving her school children's lives from a machete attack by a man with severe paranoid schizophrenia on July 8, 1996 at St Luke'...
Peter J. Evans
Peter J. Evans is a British author.He made his professional writing debut in 1992. Since then he has worked on a broad spectrum of projects, including over two hundred articles for various entertainme...
Amanda Harlech
Amanda Harlech is a creative consultant and writer with a long association with the couturiers John Galliano and Karl Lagerfeld. She was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 19...
Graham Ovenden
Graham Stuart Ovenden (born 11 February 1943) is an English painter, fine art photographer and writer. His estranged wife is the artist Annie Ovenden. Their daughter, Emily, is a writer and is a singe...
Graham Ovenden - Wikipedia
John Vicars
John Vicars (1582, London – 12 April 1652, Christ's Hospital, Greyfriars, London) was an English contemporary biographer, poet and polemicist of the English Civil War. His best-known work is English W...
Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne
Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne (24 February 1749 – 28 April 1800), known as "The Unhappy Countess", was an 18th-century British heiress, notorious for her licentious lifestyl...
Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne - Wikipedia
Leonard Leslie Brooke
Leonard Leslie Brooke (1862–1940) was a British artist and writer.
Brooke was born on 24 September 1862, in Birkenhead, England. His skillful and witty illustrations in Andrew Lang's Nursery Rhyme...
Leonard Leslie Brooke - Wikipedia
Martin Lewis (humorist)
Martin Neil Lewis (born 24 July 1952) is a US-based English humorist, writer, radio/TV host, producer, and marketing strategist. He is known for his participation in a variety of projects in the arts...
Martin Lewis (humorist) - Wikipedia
Francis Spufford
Francis Spufford, FRSL (born 1964) is an English author.
Spufford was born in 1964. He is the son of the late social historian Professor Margaret Spufford (1935 - 2014) and the economic historian ...
Ebenezer Forrest
Ebenezer Forrest (fl. 1774), was an English attorney.Forrest resided at George Street, York Buildings, London, and was intimate with William Hogarth and John Rich, proprietor of the Lincoln's Inn Thea...
Thomas Barker (fishing guide)
Thomas Barker (fl. 1651) was an English fishing guide and author.
For more than sixty years, he practised the art of angling, and "spent many pounds in the gaining of it". In the dedicatory addres...
Clinton Heylin
Clinton Heylin (born 8 April 1960) is an English author who has written extensively about popular music and the work of Bob Dylan.
Heylin attended Manchester Grammar School. He read History at Bed...
Egeon Askew
Egeon Acton Askew (born 1576), was an English divine.
Askew was from Lancashire. His family was originally of Mulcaster Crescent, Carlisle, Cumberland, and subsequently of Kirkby Ireleth, in North...
Alison Sim
Alison Sim is a historian and writer, specialising in the Tudor period.She is the author of Pleasures & Pastimes in Tudor England, The Tudor Housewife, and Food & Feast in Tudor England. She l...
Samata Angel
Born Samata Abudulai on 23 January in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Samata is a British author, journalist, presenter and fashion designer currently based in London, England.She is married to Jonathan Pa...
Samata Angel - Wikipedia
Elizabeth Bonhôte
Elizabeth Bonhôte, née Mapes (1744-1818) was an English novelist and essayist.
She was born Elizabeth Mapes in Bungay, Suffolk in 1744 and married Daniel Bonhote, a member of the local gentry, by ...
H. F. Ellis
Humphry Francis Ellis MBE (July 17, 1907 – December 8, 2000) was an English comic writer, best known for his creation of A. J. Wentworth, the ineffectual schoolmaster whose fictional diaries we...
Dick Francis
Richard Stanley "Dick" Francis CBE FRSL (31 October 1920 – 14 February 2010) was a British steeplechase jockey and crime writer, whose novels centre on horse racing in England.After wartime service in...
Dick Francis - Wikipedia