Edmund George Valpy Knox (1881 - 1971)

Born: 1881 | Died: 1971 | Grave: Q 091 | Category: Literature

Poet and satirist. Known as E V Knox or Evoe. Editor of Punch (1932-49),. He was son of a Bishop of Lahore, and brother of Ronald, the theologian, Dilly, a cryptographer, and Wilfred, a Bible scholar. He lived many years in Hampstead at 34 Well Walk, and latterly at 110 Frognal. He was active on local committees, notably at the Parochial School, of which he wrote an entertaining history. His features may be seen in Mr Banks, of the Mary Poppins books, which his second wife, Mary, illustrated.

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