Don’t go to weep upon my grave,
And think that there I be.
They haven’t left an atom there
Of my anatomie
Charles Burgess Fry, in 1906. He’s probably best remembered for his career as a cricketer, but excelled at many sports, and was also a politician, diplomat, academic, teacher, writer, editor and publisher.
Virginia Woolf, pictured here in 1927. She is thought by some to have been antisemitic, but this is probably due to the general attitude, and the speech patterns, of the time. She was happily married to a Jewish man, and managed to upset the Nazis enough to make it onto their list, the Sonderfahndungsliste G.B., of Britons to be arrested immediately following a successful invasion of Britain.