Hugh Cecil

Military historian Dr. Hugh Cecil's books included The Flower of Battle: How Britain Wrote the Great War (Steerforth, 1996).

Together Hugh and Mirabel Cecil wrote Clever Hearts: a Life of Desmond and Molly MacCarthy (Gollancz, 1990), which won both the Duff Cooper Prize and the Marsh Biography Award, Imperial Marriage (History Press, 2005) and In Search of Rex Whistler: His Life and His Work (Frances Lincoln, 2012)Their two-volume work about Rex Whistler, Inspirations, was published by Pimpernel Press in April 2015. Hugh Cecil died in 2020.