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Dorothy Margaret Stuart

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Olympic medal record
Art competitions
Silver medal – second place 1924 Paris Literature

Dorothy Margaret Stuart, née Browne (1889, Meerbrook, Staffordshire – 14 September 1963) was a British poet and writer.[1]

In 1924 she won a silver medal in the art competitions of the Olympic Games for her "Fencers' song" cycle, Sword Songs.[2][3]

Her other works include literary and historical biographies, historical non-fiction particularly concentrating on the lives of women and children, and history stories for children. She was a member of the English Association from 1930 onwards, edited its News-Letter and contributed essays and book reviews to its journal, English.[4]

Selected bibliography

  • Lyrics of Old London (1915)
  • Sword Songs (1925)
  • The Boy Through the Ages (1926)
  • The Book of Other Lands (1926)
  • Horace Walpole (1927)
  • The Girl Through the Ages (1933)
  • Chivalry and Social Life in the Middle Ages (1927)
  • Christina Rossetti (1930)
  • Men and Women of Plantagenet England (1932)
  • The Book of Chivalry and Romance (1933)
  • Sir Walter Scott: Some Centenary Reflections (1934)
  • The King's Service (1935)
  • Molly Lepell: Lady Hervey (1936)
  • King George the Sixth (1937)
  • The Daughters of George III (1939)
  • A Child's Day Through the Ages (1941)
  • The Children's Chronicle (1944)
  • Historic Cavalcade (1945)
  • The English Abigail (1946)
  • The Young Clavengers (1947)
  • The Five Wishes (1950)
  • Daughter of England: A New Study of Princess Charlotte of Wales and Her Family (1951)
  • The Story of William the Conqueror (1952)
  • Portrait of the Prince Regent (1953)
  • Dearest Bess (1955)
  • London Through the Ages (1956)
  • A Book of Cats: Legendary, Literary and Historical (1959)


  1. ^ Pine, L. G., ed., The Author's and Writer's Who's Who, 4th ed., 1960, p.372
  2. ^ Methuen: London 1925, 37 pp., with 4 illustrations by Gerald Spencer Pryse (catalogue entry, Bodleian Library); Poems of Today, third series (1938), p. xxxi
  3. ^ "Dorothy Margaret Stuart". Olympedia. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  4. ^ Obituary in English, Volume 14, Issue 84, Autumn 1963
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