Rugby's blue plaques - Mary Ruth Brooke

Record details

Plaque
Mary Ruth Brooke
Number
28
Description

Mother of Rupert Brooke, poet. In this house Rupert Brooke completed the five sonnets called ‘1914’, including ‘The Soldier’. Mary was an active figure in Rugby, working tirelessly for the Liberal cause, and as a magistrate attended to her duties up until her death in 1930 aged 82.

Location
24 Bilton Road