Basil Hood

British dramatist and army officer

Basil Hood (5 April 18647 August 1917) was a British songwriter.


  • And Spaniards and Dutchmen, and Frenchmen and such men,
    As foemen did curse them, the bowmen of England!
    No other land could nurse them
    But their motherland, Old England!
    And on her broad bosom did they ever thrive!

External linksEdit

  •   Encyclopedic article on Basil Hood at Wikipedia