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Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts

Roberts, Sir Charles George Douglas, 1860–1943, Canadian author, b. New Brunswick. He was the first Canadian to be knighted for his work as a writer. He wrote over 67 works, of which the best-known are Orion (1880), Divers Tones (1886), Selected Poems (1936), and other volumes of lyrics and idyls; such tales of wildlife as Watchers of the Trails (1904) and Hoof and Claw (1913); and a popular History of Canada (1897).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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