Roberts, Sir Charles George Douglas

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).

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