16 July 1931
Lady Caroline Maureen Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood (who later published as 'Caroline Blackwood') was born at Clandeboye
, the grand family estate in Northern Ireland
, the eldest of three children.
CB published her fourth and final novel, Corrigan
, by some regarded as her most optimistic and subtle fiction (though ODNB
thinks it weak).
7 April 1995
CB's The Last of the Duchess
, an account of the final years of the Duchess of Windsor
written in 1980, appeared in print after one of its subjects, Maitre Suzanne Blum, the duchess's lawyer, had died.
14 February 1996
CB died in New York
of cervical cancer, which had metastasized after an earlier occurrence and unsuccessful treatment.