Edward Tomkins

Edward Tomkins

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Edward Emile Tomkins, GCMG, CVO (16 November 1915 - 20 September 2007) was a British diplomat. He was British Ambassador to the Netherlands from 1970 to 1972, and British Ambassador to France from 1972 to 1975. He owned Winslow Hall in Winslow, Buckinghamshire, often attributed to Christopher Wren, from 1959.Tomkins was the son of Lieutenant Colonel E.L. Tomkins and his French wife, and was raised partly in France and thus grew up speaking perfect French. He was educated at Ampleforth College and Trinity College, Cambridge. He joined the Diplomatic Service in 1939. After joining the Army in 1940 during World War II, he served as a liaison officer with the Free French Forces in the Middle East.
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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135773909
  • 9786135773903