Froude Hancock

Froude Hancock

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Philip Froude Hancock universally known as Froude Hancock was an English rugby union forward who played international rugby for the British Isles XV on two tours, the 1891 and 1896 tour of South Africa. Hancock was born in Wellington, Somerset in 1865 to William Hancock of Wiveliscombe a notable brewer from the South West of England. Hancock was one of ten brothers, five of whom played rugby for Somerset, with Hancock and his brother Frank selected at international level. A keen sportsman, he was a member of several hunts, including the Devon and Somerset, but most notably the Dulverton Hunt. A memorial stone of granite was placed on Anstey Common two years after his death, on a spot from where Hancock watched the hunt in his old age. Hancock began playing rugby for local club, Wiveliscombe, before playing for first class English side Richmondshow more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135792776
  • 9786135792775