The Saga of the Seventh Division by Lady Helen Forbes | University of Oxford

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A popular novelist’s attempt to recount, through classicising epic verse, the deeds of the 7th Division in the opening stage of the war.

ll. 1-3:
‘This is a plain straight tale of Arms and Men,
As noble as the immortal singers of old
Could find to tune their harps to…

London: John Lane, the Bodley Head, 1920

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About Richard Marshall

Richard Marshall is studying for a doctorate in the literature of ancient Rome at Wadham College, Oxford, and is a tutor for Ancient History at St Benet’s Hall. In addition to Classics, he has a long-standing interest in the tactics and material culture of the British Army, especially of the period spanned by the Cardwell Reforms and First World War. He has a large collection of original uniform and equipment items used for teaching and research purposes, and is currently exploring the evolution of British military clothing and accoutrements in response to changes in fashion and warfare for eventual publication. He previously worked as a cataloguer for the Oxford University Great War Archive.
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