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,[4] a contributing editor to the London Review of Books[5] and is a Quondam Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.[6]

She is the widow of the poet Christopher Logue, whom she married in 1985.[7] On 10 April 2014 she married the architectural historian and journalist Gavin Stamp.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birthdays", The Guardian, p. 37, 10 April 2014 
  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. ^ https://www.asc.ox.ac.uk/person/270
  5. ^ http://www.lrb.co.uk/contributors/rosemary-hill
  6. ^ https://www.asc.ox.ac.uk/person/270
  7. ^ Mark Espiner Obituary: Christopher Logue, The Guardian, 3 December 2011
  8. ^ banns read in St Giles church Camberwell and St Augustines Crofton Park

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