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Arthur Christopher Benson
Birth: Apr. 24, 1862
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England
Death: Jun. 16, 1925
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England

Educator, Author. Master of Magdalene College Cambridge and writer (including the words 'Land of Hope and Glory' to Elgar's first 'Pomp and Circumstance' march). (bio by: David Conway) 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward White Benson (1829 - 1896)
  Mary Sidgwick Benson (1841 - 1918)
 
 Siblings:
  Martin White Benson (1860 - 1878)*
  Arthur Christopher Benson (1862 - 1925)
  Mary Eleanor Benson (1863 - 1890)*
  Margaret Benson (1865 - 1916)*
  Edward Frederic Benson (1867 - 1940)*
  Robert Hugh Benson (1871 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Heart failure following pleurisy
 
Burial:
Ascension Parish Burial Ground
Cambridge
City of Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: 2C55
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: David Conway
Record added: Nov 07, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5935485
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Arthur Christopher Benson
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After wandering among the tombs and memorials at Tewkesbury Abbey, A.C.B. wrote " I feel a great going out of the heart to all these people who lived and loved the earth and the glory of it--who have died and gone into the darkness. I remembered them all ...(Read more)
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