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Vera Chapman

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She was born in [[Bournemouth]] and lived in [[South Africa]], until she went to [[Oxford]]. She studied at Lady Margaret Hall, [[University of Oxford]]. She founded the [[Tolkien Society]] of which she was secretary, and persuaded [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to become the society's honorary president. She wrote her first novel in [[1975]] and continued writing until her death in [[1996]].
 
She was born in [[Bournemouth]] and lived in [[South Africa]], until she went to [[Oxford]]. She studied at Lady Margaret Hall, [[University of Oxford]]. She founded the [[Tolkien Society]] of which she was secretary, and persuaded [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to become the society's honorary president. She wrote her first novel in [[1975]] and continued writing until her death in [[1996]].
 
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==See also==
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*[[Vera Chapman and the Tolkien Society 6 February 1972]] (letter from Tolkien)
 
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* [http://www.tolkiensociety.org/ts_info/folk/vera-chapman.html Tolkien Society]
 
* [http://www.tolkiensociety.org/ts_info/folk/vera-chapman.html Tolkien Society]

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Vera Ivy May Chapman (née Fogerty) (May 8, 1898- May, 1996, aged 98) was the founder of The Tolkien Society, known by her pseudonym "Belladonna Took". She is also the author of various pseudo-historical and Arthurian books.

She was born in Bournemouth and lived in South Africa, until she went to Oxford. She studied at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford. She founded the Tolkien Society of which she was secretary, and persuaded J.R.R. Tolkien to become the society's honorary president. She wrote her first novel in 1975 and continued writing until her death in 1996.

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