Geoffrey Derek West BA, MA (Oxford), PhD (London) (27 May 1922 – October 2002) was a British academic specialising in Medieval French and Arthurian literature, on which he authored two books and numerous articles. He also took a professional interest in American frontier and military history. He was a professor and dean at McMaster University, Ontario, for seventeen years, before returning to England, where he spent his retirement watching and writing about cricket. He authored numerous books and articles on the game, compiled a number of indices, and also acted as a consultant cricket historian.

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  • Geoffrey Derek West BA, MA (Oxford), PhD (London) (27 May 1922 – October 2002) was a British academic specialising in Medieval French and Arthurian literature, on which he authored two books and numerous articles. He also took a professional interest in American frontier and military history. He was a professor and dean at McMaster University, Ontario, for seventeen years, before returning to England, where he spent his retirement watching and writing about cricket. He authored numerous books and articles on the game, compiled a number of indices, and also acted as a consultant cricket historian. (en)
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  • 1922-5-27
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  • Geoffrey Derek West BA, MA (Oxford), PhD (London) (27 May 1922 – October 2002) was a British academic specialising in Medieval French and Arthurian literature, on which he authored two books and numerous articles. He also took a professional interest in American frontier and military history. He was a professor and dean at McMaster University, Ontario, for seventeen years, before returning to England, where he spent his retirement watching and writing about cricket. He authored numerous books and articles on the game, compiled a number of indices, and also acted as a consultant cricket historian. (en)
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