John Stanhope Arkwright
ARKWRIGHT, (Sir) John Stanhope. b. Westminster, London, 10 July 1872; d. Presteigne, Radnorshire, 19 Sept 1954. Educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford, where he won the Newdigate Prize for English Poetry in 1895. The son of a Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire, he himself became Chief Steward of the City of Hereford. He was a barrister, and Conservative Member of Parliament for Hereford, 1900-1912. He is chiefly known as the author of ‘O valiant hearts, who to your glory came'*, written during the First World War and published in his collection, The Supreme Sacrifice, and Other Poems in Time of War (1919).
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