Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953)

Death: 16th July 1953
Location: Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, West Grinstead, West Sussex, England
Cause of Death: Accidental - shock caused by burns after falling into a fire
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French-born writer who became one of the most prolific writers in England during the 20th century. He produced travel writing and essays but he is best remembered for his cautionary tales series for children.