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Tony Hayter

Tony Hayter has been an angler since catching his first fish in 1947. A former university lecturer, his previous publications included The Army and the Crowd in Mid-Georgian England and An Eighteenth-Century Secretary at War. As a professional historian as well as an angler he is well placed to write an authoritative biography of Halford. He lives with his wife and two Burmese cats in Dorset, where he tends a large garden, reads and writes, helps with the New Dictionary of National biography,...See more