John Buchan – First Baron Tweedsmuir, GCMG, GCVO, CH, PC.
John Buchan was born in Perth Scotland in 1875. He had an interesting and very varied life as a diplomat, barrister, journalist, historian, poet, Member of Parliament, and novelist. It is perhaps the last of these for which he is best known and for his novel The thirty-nine steps. He became a peer in 1935 as Lord Tweedsmuir on his appointment as Governor General of Canada. A small museum dedicated to John Buchan and his works is located in the village of Broughton a village five miles north of Tweedsmuir. in Peeblesshire, Scotland. Click on Navigation Bar on the right to get to the Heritage Museum and/or Map. If you have any views on why John Buchan chose Tweedsmuir as his title see the Section 6 - Title of Tweedsmuir page on Contents List below.
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4. Ill Health
Including no ham/eggs diet!
Including Novels, Biographies, Poetry etc.
Including Bibliography for Anna.