William Rootes

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William Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes - Death
... William Rootes’s untimely death in 1964 prevented him being installed as the first Chancellor of the University of Warwick, with which he is commemorated by the ...

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    No other man-made device since the shields and lances of the ancient knights fulfills a man’s ego like an automobile.
    —Sir William Rootes (1894–1964)

    In enterprise of martial kind,
    When there was any fighting,
    He led his regiment from behind—
    He found it less exciting.
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)