From the Cleveland Hall of Fame.
Roger Ascham was born in Kirby Wisk in 1515 -
George Markham Tweddell wrote in more detail about the life and work of Roger Ascham in his pantheon of Cleveland writers in 1872 - The Bards and Authors of Cleveland and South Durham.
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Later in 1886 William Hall Burnett wrote about Roger Ascham in his book Old Cleveland - Local Worthies and Local Writers.