Swinburne, King of Sark

Algernon Charles Swinburne, friend of the pre-Raphaelites, keen swimmer, was a very popular poet in the second half of the 19th century. He was also one of Victor Hugo’s greatest fans. This article about him and his relationship with Hugo, Sark, and Guernsey was written by by Dinah Bott for the Priaulx Library.