Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher

Standard Name: Fisher, Herbert Albert Laurens
Used Form: H. A. L. Fisher


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Friends, Associates Dorothy Wellesley
This friendship led to others for DW , for on Yeats's later visits she invited people to meet him, including Lord David Cecil , Sir William Rothenstein , Rex Whistler , H. A. L. Fisher
Literary responses Ray Strachey
The historian H. A. L. Fisher , reviewing for the Times Literary Supplement, devoted most of his space to the Stracheys' material rather than their treatment, but closed the piece with warm praise for...
politics Dorothy Wellesley
Her fellow signatories included Violet Bonham Carter , Stafford Cripps , archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans , historian H. A. L. Fisher , scientist-philosopher Julian Huxley , sculptor Laura Knight , writers Edith Lyttelton and J. B. Priestley


8 August 1918
Fisher 's Education Act passed: among other reforms it modified the system of grants, abolished fees for elementary schools, and empowered Local Education Authorities to raise the upper age limit of compulsory education to fifteen...
The Council of Action for Peace and Reconstruction was founded; its leaders included economist H. A. L. Fisher , politician David Lloyd George , and activists Elizabeth Cadbury and Eleanor Rathbone .