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Vansittart, Robert Gilbert, Baron Vansittartlocked

  • Norman Rose


Vansittart, Robert Gilbert, Baron Vansittart (1881–1957), diplomatist, was born at Wilton House, Farnham, on 25 June 1881, the eldest of three sons among the six children of Captain Robert Arnold Vansittart (1851–1938), army officer, and his wife, Alice (1854–1919), third daughter of Gilbert James Blane...

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