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Robert Havard

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'''Dr. Robert Emlyn Havard''' ([[1901]]–[[1985]]) was a fellow [[Inklings|Inkling]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. He was [[C.S. Lewis]]' physician.
 
'''Dr. Robert Emlyn Havard''' ([[1901]]–[[1985]]) was a fellow [[Inklings|Inkling]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. He was [[C.S. Lewis]]' physician.
During the Second World War, he joined the Royal Navy as a surgeon. His love for his uniform, in combination with a sloppy red beard, was reason for some joyful mockery by Tolkien.
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During the Second World War, he joined the Royal Navy as a surgeon. His love for his uniform, in combination with a sloppy red beard, was reason for some joyful mockery by Tolkien, who gave him the nicknames ''Red Admiral'', ''Useless Quack'' and ''Honest Humphrey''.
  
 
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Dr. Robert Emlyn Havard (19011985) was a fellow Inkling with J.R.R. Tolkien. He was C.S. Lewis' physician. During the Second World War, he joined the Royal Navy as a surgeon. His love for his uniform, in combination with a sloppy red beard, was reason for some joyful mockery by Tolkien, who gave him the nicknames Red Admiral, Useless Quack and Honest Humphrey.


The Inklings
J.R.R. Tolkien · J.A.W. Bennett · Lord David Cecil · Nevill Coghill · James Dundas-Grant · Hugo Dyson · Adam Fox · Colin Hardie · Robert Havard · C.S. Lewis · Warren Lewis · Gervase Mathew · R.B. McCallum · C.E. Stevens · Christopher Tolkien · John Wain · Charles Williams · Charles Leslie Wrenn