8 June 1908
PF was born, the younger in a family of two daughters.
By October 1954
PF published A Wreath for the Enemy
, a bildungsroman set mostly in the French Riviera
and the Cotswolds
8 June 1967
PF died of cancer at not yet sixty; she had been gravely ill since the spring, but her death came much sooner than her friends had expected.
By June 1968
PF's final novel, left unfinished at her death, was completed from her manuscript by her cousin Diana Raymond
, and published as Colonel Blessington