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Origo [née Cutting], Dame Iris Margaretlocked

  • Caroline Moorehead


Origo [née Cutting], Dame Iris Margaret (1902–1988), writer and historian, was born on 15 August 1902 at Beechwood Cottage, Birdlip, Gloucestershire, the only child of the American-born William Bayard Cutting (1878–1910) and his wife, Lady Sybil Marjorie Cuffe (1879–1943). Iris's father was a member of a prosperous and philanthropic family of ...

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