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date: 24 February 2020

Pargeter, Edith Mary [pseud. Ellis Peters]free

  • Kate Fullbrook


Pargeter, Edith Mary [pseud. Ellis Peters] (1913–1995), novelist and translator, was born on 28 September 1913 in the Shropshire hamlet of Horsehay, the youngest of three children of Edmund Valentine Pargeter (d. 1940), head clerk at Horsehay ironworks, and his wife, ...

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