However gradual the course of history, there must always be the day, even an hour and minute, when some significant action is performed for the first or last time.
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|Birth:||9th March, 1905|
|Death:||27th October, 1993|
|Profession:||Biographer, Editor, Essayist, Poet|
Quennell, the son of architect C. H. B. Quennell and Marjorie Quennell, wrote extensively on social history. Educated at Berkhamsted Grammar School and at Balliol College, Oxford, he first practised journalism in London. While still at school some of his poems were selected by Richard Hughes for the anthology Public School Verse, which brought him to the attention of writers such as Edith Sitwell.
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