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Blackwood, Caroline Hamilton Temple, Lady

Born: 1931 AD
Died: 1996 AD
Nationality: British
Categories: Authors, Novelists

1931 – Born at Knightsbridge, London on the 16th of July. Irish journalist and novelist whose psychological fiction examines physical and emotional deformity.

         – She was the direct descendant of Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

1949 – She was presented as a debutante at a ball held at Londonderry House.

         – Her first job was with the Hulton Press as a secretary.

1952 – She introduced to Lucien Freud, and the two eloped to Paris.

1953 – She married Lucien Michael Freud, son of Ernst Freud, on December 9thh.

         – Became a striking figure in London’s bohemian circles.

1959 – She married Israel Citkowitz on August 15th.

1972 – She married Robert Traill Spence Lowell.

1973 – Wrote her first book, "For All That I Found There".

1976 – Published her first novel "The Stepdaughter".

1977 – Won the David Higham Prize for best novel.

         – Wrote her second novel ‘Great Granny Webster’.

1980 – She wrote, "The Last of the Duchess".

1981 – Her third novel, "The Fate of Mary Rose" was released.

1984 – Wrote " On the Perimeter" which was based on interviews and vignettes and "In The Pink".

1992 – Published her two vivid memoirs of Princess Margaret and Francis Bacon.

1996 – She died on 14th of February from cancer at the Mayfair Hotel on Park Avenue in New York.