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date: 25 February 2021

Burnett, Dame Ivy Compton-locked

(1884–1969)
  • Patrick Lyons

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Burnett, Dame Ivy Compton- (1884–1969), novelist, was born on 5 June 1884 at 2 Onslow Gardens, Pinner, Middlesex, the seventh of the thirteen children of Dr James Compton Burnett (1840–1901), a distinguished and crusading homoeopath, and first child of his second wife, Katharine (1855–1911)...

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