Constance Lytton entry: Overview screen.
12 February 1869
Lady CL was born in Vienna
, where her father
was then at the British embassy.
CL, still in her teens, wrote to her aunt Theresa Earle
a remarkable letter of self-analysis and self-explanation which Earle printed, anonymously, in her Memoirs and Memories
Early March 1914
In Prison and Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences
CL related her own years as a suffragist, and especially her imprisonment and her personal discovery of the different treatment allotted to prisoners according to their social class.
22 May 1923
CL died at the bed-sittingroom she had just moved into in London
(once the lodging of Olive Schreiner
) at the early age of fifty-three.