Peake, Mervyn Lawrence

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Peake, Mervyn Lawrence Gender: M
born on 9 July 1911 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Kauling, China, 22n18, 114e10
Timezone LMT m114e10 (is local mean time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 15°52' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 20°18 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 21°40'


British writer born in China, an artist, illustrator, poet and playwright. A controversial writer, he was most famous for the "Gormenghast Trilogy."

Suffering with encephalitis his last 10 years, he died 11/17/1968.


  • Death by Disease 17 November 1968 (Encephalitis prior ten years, age 57)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Paul Wright quotes The Literary Zodiac, "from Peake's elder brother present at the birth."


  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Illustrator)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Brain (Encephalitis, terminal)