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'''T.C.B.S.''' is an acronym for '''Tea Club, Barrovian Society'''. [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and his friends at [[King Edward's School]] in [[Birmingham]] met regularly at the Barrow Stores, which is where T.C.B.S. got their name. The friends continued to stay in contact with each other's literary work until [[1916]].
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'''T.C.B.S.''' is an acronym for '''Tea Club, Barrovian Society'''. [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and his friends at [[King Edward's School]] in [[Birmingham]] met regularly at the Barrow Stores, which is where T.C.B.S. got their name. The friends continued to stay in contact with each other's literary work until [[1916]]. Almost all of them died in World War I.  Of Tolkien's close personal friends, only Christopher Wiseman survived the war, a fact which greatly affected him.  Sidney Barrowclough was younger than Tolkien and the other members and continued the club for some time after they left. 
  
 
==Members==
 
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* [[Vincent Trought]]  
 
* [[Vincent Trought]]  
 
* [[Christopher Wiseman]]
 
* [[Christopher Wiseman]]
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==See also==
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*[[Tolkien and the Great War]]
  
 
[[Category:British organizations]]
 
[[Category:British organizations]]
 
[[Category:Organizations (real-world)]]
 
[[Category:Organizations (real-world)]]

Revision as of 18:44, 25 December 2011

T.C.B.S. is an acronym for Tea Club, Barrovian Society. J.R.R. Tolkien and his friends at King Edward's School in Birmingham met regularly at the Barrow Stores, which is where T.C.B.S. got their name. The friends continued to stay in contact with each other's literary work until 1916. Almost all of them died in World War I. Of Tolkien's close personal friends, only Christopher Wiseman survived the war, a fact which greatly affected him. Sidney Barrowclough was younger than Tolkien and the other members and continued the club for some time after they left.

Members

See also