Reference Entry

Lewis, Cecil Day- [pseud. Nicholas Blake] (1904-1972), poet and novelist

Sean Day-Lewis

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Lewis, Cecil Day- [pseud. Nicholas Blake] (1904-1972), poet and novelist, was born on 27 April 1904 at Ballintubbert, Queen's county, Ireland, the only child of Frank Cecil Day-Lewis (1877-1937), Church of Ireland curate, and his wife, Kathleen Blake Squires (1878-1908), daughter of William Alfred Squires, civil servant. His mother died ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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