1890s People
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Hubert Crackanthorpe
By Jad Adams
The fiction writer who became known as Hubert Crackanthorpe was born Hubert Montague Cookson in London on 12 May 1870. He was the eldest of three sons of Montague Hughes Cookson, a Queen’s Counsel (the most senior type of independent lawyer) sometime counsel to the University of Oxford, and a writer on ...