Lifetime: 1866 - 1929 Passed: ≈ 95 years ago


Teacher, Author


United Kingdom

Ernest Protheroe

Ernest Hanley Protheroe, born 1866, was a teacher and prolific author of fiction and non-fiction. 

Protheroe was a teacher and became a prolific author, sometimes writing under various pen names. during the First World War he wrote some patriotic biographies including Lord Kitchener and Edith Cavell. 


He was known to have lived in Wimbledon and Hyde, Greater Manchester. 

Protheroe died in 1929. 


Protheroe and his wife Alice had three sons, Alan, Cyril and Geoffrey, and two daughters, Marjorie and Phyllis.

Books by Ernest Protheroe

 A Noble Woman The Life-Story of Edith Cavell Cover image

A Noble Woman The Life-Story of Edith Cavell

Non-Fiction War Biography
Military World Wars

Edith L. Cavell (1865–1915) was a British nurse who attended to soldiers of both sides during World War I, and helped some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium, for which she was arrested, court-martialed, found guilty of treason a...