William Comyns Beaumont (1879 - 1955)

Born: 1879 | Died: 1955 | Grave: O 090 | Category: Literature

Journalist, author and lecturer. Created (1903), and edited The Bystander magazine (later The Graphic),. Was also Literary Editor of The Illustrated London News (1940),.

This page was last updated on April 5th, 2012.

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  1. Susan Woolf
    June 10, 2012, 9:31 pm

    His autobiography is called A Rebel in Fleet Street. (published by Hutchinson & Co. 1944 or 1948.)
    He is included in ‘Eccentric Lives and Peculiar Notions’ by John Mitchell, (1984), Thames & Hudson.
    He self published ‘The Private Life of the Virgin Queen’ in 1947. There are other titles published on some of his theories.
    He was described in some Cambridge conference correspondence by Benny J. Peiser (Oct. 17, 1997) as ‘Britain’s Most Eccentric and Least Known Cosmic Heretic’.

    • October 20, 2015, 11:09 am

      Thank you, Susan, for adding that information. His works have been reprinted by the Archive, including the last book – THE GREAT DECEPTION – which addresses the Roman revision of the history and geography of Britain and the entire ancient world, with political consequences that are still hugely relevant today.

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