Ian Colvin

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Ian Duncan Colvin (29 September 1877 — 10 May 1938) was a British journalist and historian.

From 1909 he was a leader writer for The Morning Post. In 1915 he published The Germans in England, 1066–1598 in which he claimed the Hanseatic League tried to control Europe through a mixture of peaceful and violent means.[1]

In 1929 he published his biography of General Reginald Dyer. He also wrote three volumes on the life of the Irish Unionist leader Sir Edward Carson.


  1. ^ Panikos Panayi, 'Germans in Britain's History', in Panayi (ed.), Germans in Britain since 1500 (Hambledon Continuum, 1996), p. 13.

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