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Roger Lancelyn Green


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Roger (Gilbert) Lancelyn Green was a British biographer and children's writer, born in 1918 in Norwich, England. He studied under C. S. Lewis at Merton College, Oxford, where he obtained a B.Litt. degree. Lancelyn Green delivered the 1968 Andrew Lang lecture. Lancelyn 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.

Genres: Children's Fiction