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Challans, (Eileen) Mary [pseud. Mary Renault]locked

(1905–1983)
  • Caroline Zilboorg

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Challans, (Eileen) Mary [pseud. Mary Renault] (1905–1983), novelist, was born on 4 September 1905 at Dacre Lodge, 49 Plashet Road, Forest Gate, West Ham, London, the first of two children born to Frank Challans (1875–1941), a physician, and his wife, Mary Clementine Newsome Baxter (1877–1960)...

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