Papers of Plantagenet Somerset Fry

Plantagenet Somerset Fry (1931-1996) was a historian and writer who worked in journalism and public relations, was the first book editor at HMSO, and later became a Senior Member of Wolfson College, Cambridge.

The collection includes manuscripts and typescripts of a number of Fry's works, including Mysteries of History, Castles, Roman Britain, 3000 Questions and answers, The Children's History of the World and Antique Furniture some with page proofs and galleys.

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  • Manuscript number MS 5121
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