Benson, Arthur Christopher

Benson, Arthur Christopher,

1862–1925, English author; eldest son of Archbishop BensonBenson, Edward White,
1829–96, archbishop of Canterbury, educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. He was appointed (1877) the first bishop of Truro, and in 1882 he was appointed archbishop of Canterbury.
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. He was master at Eton (1885–1903) and at Magdalene College, Cambridge (1915–25). His works include poetry; novels; essays, notably From a College Window (1902); critical studies; and biographies of his father and brother Hugh.

Bibliography

See his Memories and Friends (1924); selections from his diary (ed. by P. Lubbock, 1926).

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