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Arthur Christopher Benson

Benson, Arthur Christopher, 1862–1925, English author; eldest son of Archbishop Benson. He was master at Eton (1885–1903) and at Magdalene College, Cambridge (1915–25). His works include poetry; novels; essays, notably From a College Window (1902); critical studies; and biographies of his father and brother Hugh.

See his Memories and Friends (1924); selections from his diary (ed. by P. Lubbock, 1926).

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