About Dorothy WellesleyDorothy Wellesley was an english poet and writer. She was born Dorothy Violet Ashton. As Dorothy Wellesley, the name she took after her marriage to Lord Gerald Wellesley, she was the author of more than ten books, mostly of poetry, but including also Sir George Goldie, Founder of Nigeria (1934), and Far Have I Travelled (1952). She was editor for Hogarth Press of the Hogarth Living Poets series. She also edited The Annual in 1929.
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According to W. B. Yeats, Wellesley was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century