- Category : 1957-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Rulership 3
British author who has written about history, landscape, great literature and the sea.
He is noted for his books Sea Room (about the Shiant Isles, a group of uninhabited islands in the Hebrides); God's Secretaries: the making of the King James Bible; Men of Honour (about Admiral Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar); Earls of Paradise (an exploration of Arcadianism in 16th and 17th century England); The Smell of Summer Grass (describing his struggles with a small Sussex farm); and Sissinghurst: an Unfinished History (describing his attachment to his family home and his plans to transform the landscape there). The Mighty Dead (US title:Why Homer Matters) describes the epic Greek poems as a powerful voice both in his own life and in European culture.
Nicolson is the son of writer Nigel Nicolson and his wife Philippa Tennyson-d'Eyncourt. He is the grandson of the writers Vita Sackville-West and Sir Harold Nicolson.