Rosemary Hill

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Rosemary Hill (born 10 April 1957)[1] is an English writer and historian.

Life[edit]

She has published widely on 19th and 20th century cultural history, but she is best known for God's Architect, her multi-award-winning biography of Augustus Pugin. Published in 2007, it won the Wolfson History Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize,[2][3] the Elizabeth Longford Prize, and the Marsh Biography Award. Hill is a trustee of the Victorian Society, a contributing editor to the London Review of Books and is a quondam Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.

She is the widow of the poet Christopher Logue, whom she married in 1985.[4] On April 10, 2014 she married the architectural historian and journalist Gavin Stamp.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birthdays", The Guardian, 10 April 2014: 37 
  2. ^ "List of James Tait Black Award Winners" University of Edinburgh website, accessed October 29, 2010
  3. ^ shortlisted for Guardain Award but did not win see Guardian
  4. ^ Mark Espiner Obituary: Christopher Logue, The Guardian, 3 December 2011
  5. ^ banns read in St Giles church Camberwell and St Augustines Crofton Park

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