Poems by Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

Hilaire Belloc was born in La Celle-Saint-Cloud to a French father and English mother, and grew up in England. He was an Anglo-French writer and historian who became a naturalised British subject in 1902. Belloc was one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. He suffered a stroke in 1941 and never recovered from its effects and died on 16 July 1953, in Guildford, Surrey.