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Asquith [née Charteris], Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn (1887-1960), writer

Raymond MacKenzie

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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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 ninth earl of Wemyss, and his wife, Mary ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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