Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Archibald Duncan Wilson (12 August 1911 - 20 September 1983) was a British diplomat and Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Wilson was born on 12 August 1911 in Winchester to Archibald Edward Wilson and Ethel Wilson. He was educated at Winchester College and Balliol College, Oxford where he studied Classics. After his studies in Oxford he applied for the Diplomatic Service but due to a back ailment was not successful. He then spent a year teaching in Westminster School and then joined the British Museum as Assistant keeper in 1937.