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Vera Brittain

Person  Female  Born 29/12/1893  Died 29/3/1970

Categories: Peace, Literature

Born Newcastle-under-Lyme. Writer, reformer and pacifist, best known work: "Testament of Youth". Met Winifred Holtby at Somerville College, lived with her after graduation. She later wrote "Testament of Friendship" about their long relationship. Died in a nursing home at 15 Oakwood Road, Wimbledon. Her daughter is the Liberal politician Shirley Williams.


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Vera Brittain

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Brittain & Holtby

English Heritage Vera Brittain, 1893 - 1970 Winifred Holtby, 1898 - 1935 w...

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Vera Brittain - W9

Vera Brittain author 1893 - 1970 lived here 1923 - 1927. Westminster City Cou...

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