Henry Treece (22 December 1911 – 10 June 1966 / Wednesbury, Staffordshire)
Henry Treece was a British poet and writer, who worked also as a teacher and editor. He wrote a range of works, but became mainly remembered as a writer of juvenile historical novels.
Life and work
Treece was born in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, and graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1933. He went into teaching, first at Tynemouth School. In 1939 he married Mary Woodman and settled in Lincolnshire as a teacher at Barton-upon-Humber Grammar School. Their son, Richard Treece, became a musician with Help Yourself and other rock bands.
His five volumes of poetry were: 38 Poems (London: Fortune Press, ), then by Faber & Faber; Invitation ... more »
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- Dumb Love
- Lincolnshire Bomber Station
- Love Poem
- Love Song
- Poem - I
- Poem - II
- Poem - III
- Sympathy with Stone
- Tears are Two Small
- The Barriers
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