Born in Blackheath, London, to a nurse mother and a surgeon father. He was educated at Sherborne School, an independent school in the market town of Sherborne, Dorset. Following secondary education, Clancy read Theology at Corpus Christi College, …
One of five children, was born and brought up in West London. Was educated at St Benedict's School, Ealing. He lives in Crouch End, North London with his wife. He always wanted to be a "copper' and because he was smart and observant, he rose quickly thru …
James West had served as an intelligence and cavalry officer in the US Civil War; his "cover," is that he is "a dandy, a high-roller from the East."