“English Historian” Arthur Bryant Hand Written Letter Dated 1949. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. Sir Arthur Wynne Morgan Bryant. (18 February 1899 – 22 January 1985) was an English historian, columnist for. The Illustrated London News. And man of affairs. His books included studies of. Accounts of English eighteenth- and nineteenth-century history, and a life of. Whilst his scholarly reputation has declined somewhat since his death, he continues to be read and to be the subject of detailed historical studies. He moved in high government circles, where his works were influential, being the favourite historian of three prime ministers. Bryant’s historiography was often based on an English romantic exceptionalism drawn from his nostalgia for an idealised agrarian past. He hated modern commercial and. He emphasised duty over rights, and he equated democracy with the consent of “fools” and “knaves”. Arthur Bryant was the son of Sir Francis Morgan Bryant, who was the chief clerk to the. And wife Margaret (May) née Edmunds. His father would later hold a number of offices in the royal secretariat, eventually becoming registrar of the. Arthur grew up in a house bordering the. There he developed a feel for the trappings of traditional British protocol and a strong attachment to the history of England. He attended school at Pelham House, Sandgate, and. Where his younger brother the Rev. Philip Henry Bryant later became an assistant Master. Though he expected to join the. He won in 1916 a scholarship to. Despite that, he joined the. The following year, as a pilot officer. While there, he served in the first squadron to bomb the towns of the. He was also for a time the only British subject formally attached to the. Expeditionary Force’s Air Service, to one of its detachments that had arrived in England for training for frontline service. In 1919 he read Modern History at. Queen’s College, Oxford. Obtaining distinction in the honours courses offered to ex-servicemen in 1920. Bryant started work at a school operated by the. Where he developed a strong sense of social justice and became convinced that education would be an effective way of uniting the people. That conviction led him to become a historian. Tall, dark, and attractive, he was popular at the. He regularly attended, where he often persuaded his dancing partners to help him teach some of the less fortunate children at a children’s library he had established in. S old house in. In 1923, but left later that year to take the headmaster position of the Cambridge School of Arts, Crafts, and Technology, becoming the youngest headmaster in England. He organised the Cambridge Pageant in 1924 and the Oxford Pageant in 1926. Altogether, he proved remarkably successful in enrolling students, the school growing from three hundred to two thousand students in his three years there. During 1926 he married Sylvia Mary Shakerley, daughter of Walter Geoffrey Shakerley, the third. And the following year became a lecturer in history for the Oxford University delegacy for extramural studies, a position he retained until 1936. His marriage was dissolved in 1930. He also served as an advisor at the Bonar Law College at. His first book, The Spirit of Conservatism, appeared in 1929 and was written with his former students in mind. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.