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Rosemary Sutcliff CBE (1920 - 1992)

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Rosemary Sutcliff CBE
Born in East Clandon, Surrey, Englandmap
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Rosemary was born in 1920. She passed away in 1992.

Research Notes

parents George Ernest Sutcliff and Nessie Elizabeth Lawton mar Poole, Volume 5a, Page 559, Sep q 1910

George Ernest: b Torrington, 5b 486, Sep q 1885, mmn LEVEY d Worthing 5h 991, Mar q 1966, age 80

Nessie Elizabeth Lawton b Poole 5a 283, Sep q 1884, mmn BROWN d Bideford 7a 321, Jun q 1955, age 70


  • 1959 Carnegie Medal, The Lantern Bearers
  • 1971 Zilveren Griffel (nl) (the Dutch Silver Pencil)
  • 1972 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Tristan and Iseult
  • 1978 The Other Award, Song for a Dark Queen
  • 1985 Phoenix Award, The Mark of the Horse Lord (1965)
  • 2010 Phoenix Award, The Shining Company (1990)

Arthurian Novels

  • The Lantern Bearers (1959)
  • Sword at Sunset (1963)
  • Tristan and Iseult (1971); retells the story of Tristan and Iseult
  • The Arthurian Trilogy (Inspired by Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur.)
  • The Sword and the Circle (1981), illus. Shirley Felts
  • The Light Beyond the Forest (1979), illus. Shirley Felts
  • The Road to Camlann (1981), illus. Shirley Felts
  • The Shining Company (1990); retells the Y Gododdin story (the earliest mention of Arthur's name)
  • King Arthur Stories: Three books in one (1999), or
  • The King Arthur Trilogy (2007), is an omnibus edition of the Arthurian Trilogy (1979 to 1981).


For complete bibliography of fiction and non-fiction, please see FSP


  • England & Wales birth registration: Guildford, Volume 2a, Page 173, March quarter 1921, mother's maiden name LAWTON

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