Margaret Countess of Huntingdon

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Margaret Hastings (Lane)

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry George Lane
Wife of Francis Hastings, 16th Earl of Huntingdon
Mother of <private> Hastings and <private> Shackleton (Hastings)

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Margaret Countess of Huntingdon

Margaret Lane, writer: born 23 June 1907; reporter, Daily Express 1928-31; special correspondent, International News Service 1931-32, Daily Mail 1932-38; President, Women's Press Club 1958-60, Dickens Fellowship 1959-61, 1970, Johnson Society 1971, Bronte Society 1975-79, Jane Austen Society 1985-88; books include Faith, Hope, No Charity (Prix Femina - Vie Heureuse) 1935, At Last the Island 1937, Edgar Wallace: the biography of a phenomenon 1938, Where Helen Lies 1944, The Tale of Beatrix Potter 1946 (revised 1985), The Bronte Story 1953, A Crown of Convolvulus 1954, A Calabash of Diamonds 1961, Frances Wright and the Great Experiment 1971, Samuel Johnson and his World 1975, Flora Thompson 1976, The Magic Years of Beatrix Potter 1978, The Drug-Like Bronte Dream 1981; married 1934 Bryan Wallace (marriage dissolved 1939), 1944 John 15th Earl of Huntingdon (died 1990; two daughters); died Southampton 14 February 1994.

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Margaret Countess of Huntingdon's Timeline

June 23, 1907
February 14, 1994
Age 86