Herbert Asquith (11 March 1881 - 5 August 1947 / London, England)
Herbert Asquith was an English poet, novelist and lawyer.
He was the second son of H. H. Asquith, British Prime Minister — with whom he is frequently confused — and younger brother of Raymond Asquith. His wife Lady Cynthia Asquith, whom he married in 1910, the daughter of Hugo Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss (1857–1937), was also a writer.
Asquith was greatly affected by his service with the Royal Artillery in World War I. His poems include "The Volunteer" and "The Fallen Subaltern", the latter being a tribute to fallen soldiers. His books include "Roon" and "Young Orland". more »
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- A Dedication
- A Ship Sails up to Bideford
- After the Salvo
- Ares God of War
- Fortune of War
- Jewels: A Young Man to a Merchant
- Love and Humour
- On a Troopship - 1915
- Soldiers at Peace
- The Bather
- The Charioteer