A. L. Rowse

Alfred Leslie Rowse, CH, FBA (4 December 1903 – 3 October 1997), known publicly as A. L. Rowse but to friends and family as Leslie, was a British historian from Cornwall. Rowse is best known for his work on Elizabethan England and his poetry about Cornwall. He was also a Shakespearean scholar and biographer. Rowse is further renowned for his irascibility and intellectual arrogance.

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