Sir John William Fortescue

(1859—1933) military historian

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(1859–1933), president of the Royal Historical Society 1921–5, and fifth son of the 3rd Earl Fortescue. Educated at Harrow and Cambridge, he worked in the Windward Islands and New Zealand before turning to writing.


From The Oxford Companion to Military History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Military History.

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