By Iain Wilton
Charles Burgess Fry, often called C. B. Fry was once an English polymath; a good sportsman, flesh presser, diplomat, educational, instructor, author, editor and writer, who's most sensible remembered for his occupation as a cricketer. Fry's achievements at the carrying box integrated representing England at either cricket and soccer, an F.A. Cup ultimate visual appeal for Southampton F.C. and equalling the then international list for the lengthy bounce. yet he used to be even more than a sportsman. He gained a huge scholarship to Oxford, the place his pals numbered Max Beerbohm, Hilaire Belloc, and F.E. Smith. He wrote numerous books, together with an autobiography and a singular, and he was once essentially the most winning newshounds of his day. He was once a chum of many well-liked Labour and Liberal politicians, yet flirted with Fascism, assembly Hitler in 1934. He attempted out for Hollywood, represented India on the League of countries, and stood for Parliament 3 times.