[LMB] OT: Middle initials, was Heavy-handedness

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Fri Oct 31 19:57:35 GMT 2014

On Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:12:53 +0000, John Lennard
<john.c.lennard at gmail.com> wrote:

>John: Granted, that's now more usual in the UK -- Harold Wilson, not J.
>Harold Wilson -- but it isn't alien ; from the C19 the two that come
>immediately to mind are P. Meadows Taylor (author of *Confessions of a
>Thug*) and A. Conan Doyle.

IS that what he went by?  I've generally seen him referred to as either
"Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" or just "Conan Doyle". 


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