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The Once and Future King Lesson Plan

About the Author

Terence Hanbury White, who published under the name of T. H. White, was born in British colonial India. He came into this world in Bombay (now Mumbai) on May 29, 1906. His parents' marriage dissolved when Terence was young, and he was sent back to England to live with his grandparents. After leaving his first college, Terence entered Queens College, Cambridge, where he excelled in English literature.

Terence knew he wanted to be a writer, Using his pen name, he wrote and had published a book of his poetry while he was still at Cambridge. After graduating, he earned a living teaching literature, but he always continued to write. His first literary success, the autobiographical England...

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