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'''Vera Ivy May Chapman (née Fogerty)''' ([[8 May|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.
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__NOTOC__'''Vera Ivy May Chapman (née Fogerty)''' ([[8 May]], [[1898]]- [[14 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.
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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]].
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==Bibliography==
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===Articles===
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* [[1982]]: [[Amon Hen 58|''Amon Hen'' 58]]
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** "Yuletide Presents"
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* [[1983]]: [[Amon Hen 63|''Amon Hen'' 63]]
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** "Valhalla Revamped"
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* [[1989]]: [[Amon Hen 100|''Amon Hen'' 100]]
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** "Amon Hen, A History" (with [[Brin Dunsire]])
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** "Leaves from the Party Tree"
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** "Books of My Childhood"
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*[[1992]]: ''[[Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference]]''
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** "Reminiscences: Oxford in 1920, Meeting Tolkien and Becoming an Author at 77"
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*[[2002]]: [[The Best of Amon Hen|''The Best of Amon Hen'' Part 2]]
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**"Leaves from the Party Tree"
  
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]].
 
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Vera Chapman and the Tolkien Society 6 February 1972]] (letter from Tolkien)
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*[[Letter to Vera Chapman and the Tolkien Society]] (letter from Tolkien)
== External Links==
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==External links==
 
* [http://www.tolkiensociety.org/ts_info/folk/vera-chapman.html Tolkien Society]
 
* [http://www.tolkiensociety.org/ts_info/folk/vera-chapman.html Tolkien Society]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vera_Chapman Wikipedia profile]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vera_Chapman Wikipedia profile]
 
* [http://www.pollingerltd.com/estates/vera_chapman.htm Literary agent]
 
* [http://www.pollingerltd.com/estates/vera_chapman.htm Literary agent]
 
* [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/c/vera-chapman/ List of works at Fantastic Fiction]
 
* [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/c/vera-chapman/ List of works at Fantastic Fiction]
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* [http://www.druidry.org/library/vera-chapman Vera Chapman]
 
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Vera Chapman
Biographical information
Born8 May, 1898
Died14 May, 1996
OccupationAuthor
LocationUnited Kingdom
Websitewww.tokiensociety.org

Vera Ivy May Chapman (née Fogerty) (8 May, 1898- 14 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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Vera Chapman
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Position created
Acting Chairman of The Tolkien Society
29 January 1970 - 20 November 1970
Followed by:
Keith Bridges