BernardCornwell is a Britishauthor, well known for his novels based on history. The author has till date produced several books and his novels include the Sharpe Stories,The Grail Quest Novels,The Starbuck Chronicles,The Warlord Chroniclesand other such thriller series.
Dorothy, a member of the women's auxiliary Air Force of Britain, and WilliamOughtred, a Canadian airman were the biological parents of BernardCornwell. Since the author was born out of wedlock, he was given up for adoption where, was adopted by Joe and Marjorie Wiggins, who were members of the Peculiar People.
He was beaten frequently by his father during his childhood days. Both his parents were religious and strict and Marjorie was quite often an unhappy woman. Bernard attendedthe Monkton Combe School and later went to theCollege of St Mark and St John.