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Binyon, Cicely Margaret Pryor, 1876-1962 (née Powell, historian and wife of Laurence Binyon)



Cicely Margaret Pryor was the daughter of Henry Pryor Powell, merchant. She wrote children's history books, edited anthologies, and made translations. On 12 April 1904 she married the poet and art historian (Robert) Laurence Binyon (1869-1943) and they had twin daughters, Helen and Margaret in December 1904 and a third daughter, Nicolete, born in 1911.

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Nora Barlow Letters: 1914, 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/8/15
Scope and Contents Contains 56 letters from Nora to Ida Darwin sent between 4 January and 22 December 1914. Amongst news of family and social engagements, the letters make reference to a visit to the Lake District in April and an account of preparations undertaken by the British government in the days leading up to and immediately following the declaration of war in August and of the general atmosphere.Includes a single letter from Ida to Nora dated 10 February in which Ida sets out her thoughts on...
Dates: 1914
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