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William Robertson Davies CC OOnt FRSL FRSC (28 August 1913 – 2 December 1995) was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor. He was one of Canada's best known and most popular authors and one of its most distinguished "men of letters", a term Davies gladly accepted for himself. Davies was the founding Master of Massey College, a graduate residential college associated with the University of Toronto.
|Born||28 August 1913|
Thamesville, Ontario, Canada
|Died||2 December 1995 82) (aged|
Orangeville, Ontario, Canada
|Occupation||Journalist, playwright, professor, critic, novelist|
|Alma mater||Queen's University (did not graduate)|
Balliol College, Oxford
|Genre||Novels, plays, essays and reviews|
|Notable works||The Deptford Trilogy, The Cornish Trilogy, The Salterton Trilogy|
|Spouse||Brenda Ethel Davies (m. 1940, 1917–2013)|