Captain C.R.W.Knight (1884-1957)

Author: Paul Beecroft & Peter Devers

Source: provided by coauthors

Language: English

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The sport of falconry is rich in its collection of spirited characters who have taken up the art for a brief period or a lifetime. There have been illustrious statesmen whose names are known to all. There have been murderers and criminals whose names are known to some. And there have been great hearted individuals whose boisterous and welcoming personalities have popularized the ancient art, attracting to it younger men and women who carry it forward another generation. In the latter group can be numbered Charles William Robert Knight. M.C. F.R.P.S., F.Z.S. known to his many friends, family, and admirers as "Captain?,"Chas? and "Unk?. Born in Sevenoaks, Kent on January 25th 1884, Charles was the third son of Charles and Emily Knight. He was educated at Sevenoaks Grammar School and had such a love for his community that he made it his home for life. Though he traveled to the far corners of the earth his heart was ever in the Kentish countryside.

Published in the series "We were Falconers"

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