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The law reports in newspapers contain perhaps the only real history of England that has any relation to truth.

 
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Robert Baldwin Ross
Robert Baldwin Ross
  • Born: May 25, 1869
  • Died: October 5, 1918
  • Nationality: Canadian, British
  • Profession: Journalist

Robert Baldwin Ross was a Canadian journalist, art critic and art dealer, best known for his relationship with Oscar Wilde, to whom he was a devoted friend, lover and literary executor. A grandson of the Canadian reform leader Robert Baldwin, and son of John Ross and Augusta Elizabeth Baldwin, Ross was a pivotal figure on the London literary and artistic scene from the mid-1890s to his early death, and mentored several literary figures, including Siegfried Sassoon. His open homosexuality, in a period when male homosexual acts were illegal, brought him many hardships.

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