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Cobb, Richard Charles (1917–1996), historian and essayist

Colin Lucas

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/60770

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Cobb, Richard Charles (1917–1996), historian and essayist, was born on 20 May 1917 at Hurstlyn, Fourth Avenue, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, the only son of Francis Hills Cobb, a civil engineer in the Sudan civil service, and his wife, Dora, née Swindale. He was educated at ...

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Subjects: Literature ; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers) ; Education ; History

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