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Asquith [née Charteris], Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn

Raymond N. MacKenzie

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30480

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Asquith [née Charteris], Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn (1887–1960), writer, was born on 27 September 1887 at her family's estate, Clouds, near East Knoyle, Wiltshire. She was the third of seven children of Hugo Charteris (1857–1937), styled Lord Elcho until his succession as ...

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Subjects: Literature

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