Queen Elizabeth, a humble, selfless monarch

10th September 2022 13

It is an old cliché, but it is often only when you have lost something, or someone, that you begin fully to appreciate what they meant to you. Time and again, we are hearing our compatriots express surprise at their sense of personal loss at the death of Queen Elizabeth. Not only among ardent monarchists, but among those of us … [Read on]

Robin Cave RIP

10th April 2022 6

The Editor and Staff of the Salisbury Review regret to announce the death of Robin Cave.  7.6.32 – 21.3.22. Robin did the Salisbury Review accounts for many years and was the main proofreader of the magazine. He was the husband of Merrie Cave, Literary Editor  Funeral 11.15 am, 13th of April 2022, SS Mary and John, Cowley Rd, Oxford OX4 … [Read on]

Roy Kerridge

9th April 2020 13

Our readers will be sad to hear of the death of Roy Kerridge at 78. An original character he was an eccentric and idiosyncratic writer who contributed to many national newspapers and magazines, and of course in his inimitable column in the Salisbury Review.  He wrote over 30 books. Through family connexions, he amassed an exhaustive knowledge of the various … [Read on]

El Nacion Argentina. Obituary to Roger Scruton

20th January 2020 4

An obituary to Roger Scruton publishes in El Nacion an Argentine newspaper. Written by Mario Vargas Llosa. A Google translation option is available – top right of page The translation engine says he ‘ran’ the Salisbury Review. I think it means he was a subscriber

‘Valiant for Truth.’ Sir Roger Scruton 1944-2020

14th January 2020 15

An appreciation by Merrie Cave Roger Scruton was the first editor of this magazine, started by the 6th Marquess of Salisbury and Diana Spearman. It sprang from the Salisbury Group, a dining club which thought there was too much emphasis on free market economics rather than culture and education in Mrs Thatcher’s new government.  The Group had published pamphlets but … [Read on]