(Robert) Erskine . 1870–1922, Irish politician, executed by the Irish Free State for his IRA activities: author of the spy story The Riddle of the Sands (1903)

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  • The chair was occupied by an ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Childers.

    Home Rule

    Harold Spender

  • Mr. Childers, unhappily, died before the close of the Commission.

    Home Rule

    Harold Spender

  • Mr. Robey bowed and retreated and Childers jumped to his feet.

    Left Guard Gilbert

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • I hope you and the madam and the childers are all very well, the day.

  • An' where's them childers that was to be comin' home at twilve?

    The Misfit Christmas Puddings

    The Consolation Club