Una Troubridge

Standard Name: Troubridge, Una
Birth Name: Margot Elena Gertrude Taylor
Nickname: Una
Self-constructed Name: Vincenzo
Married Name: Margot Elena Gertrude Troubridge
Titled: Margot Elena Gertrude, Lady Troubridge
Titled: Una Vincenzo, Lady Troubridge
Twentieth-century translator and biographer UT is best remembered for her numerous translations from the French and Italian, and for her biography of her lover of twenty-eight years, the writer Radclyffe Hall . UT also published papers on Spiritualism for the Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research of which she was a member. She kept a daily diary throughout her life.
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Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Cultural formation Radclyffe Hall
RH was a lesbian or, as she called herself, a congenital invert.
Hall, Radclyffe. Radclyffe Hall’s 1934 Letter About The Well of Loneliness. Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation, 1994.
She had three significant long-term relationships, with Mabel Batten , Una Troubridge , and Evgenia Souline , as well as a number of brief affairs.
Family and Intimate relationships Radclyffe Hall
At the Hotel des Thermes in Bagnoles, RH met Evgenia Souline , a White Russian exile from what is now Belarus, who had been hired to nurse Una Troubridge during a bout of enteritis.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
308, 314-16
Hall, Radclyffe. “Introduction”. Your John: The Love Letters of Radclyffe Hall, edited by Joanne Glasgow, New York University Press, 1997.
Family and Intimate relationships Radclyffe Hall
Una, a sculptor, was Ladye's cousin and was unhappily married to Ernest Troubridge , an admiral who was twenty-four years her senior and who was later knighted. They had one child together, a daughter.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
114-17, 119-20
Family and Intimate relationships Naomi Jacob
In the same sanatorium where she met a man whom she nearly married, NJ encountered Olivia Etherington-Smith , an upper-class woman with whom, after initial hostility on both sides, she began an affair which lasted...
Family and Intimate relationships Radclyffe Hall
RH met Una Troubridge (the second of her three long-term lovers) at the home of Ladye 's sister (following a brief and inconsequential meeting three years earlier); they thereafter called this their anniversary.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
90, 107
Ormrod, Richard. Una Troubridge: The Friend of Radclyffe Hall. Carroll and Graf, 1985.
Troubridge, Una. The Life and Death of Radclyffe Hall. Hammond, Hammond, 1961.
Family and Intimate relationships Radclyffe Hall
RH 's first lover, Mabel Batten , died after suffering a stroke, six months after Hall's new affair, with Una Troubridge , began.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray, 1997.
Friends, Associates Radclyffe Hall
During the 1920s, RH and Una Troubridge were friends with a wide range of writers, actors, and artists, including Ida Wylie , Romaine Brooks , Natalie Barney , Noël Coward , Tallulah Bankhead , and...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Jane Howard
With another member of the student company, Paul Scofield , EJH was invited to tea with Radclyffe Hall and Una Troubridge .
Howard, Elizabeth Jane. Slipstream. Macmillan, 2002.
89, 97-8
Friends, Associates Naomi Jacob
NJ wrote a letter of appreciation to Radclyffe Hall after The Well of Loneliness appeared in 1928. In January the following year she met Hall and Una Troubridge when the former lectured in Southend (though...
Friends, Associates Ethel Mannin
EM entertained frequently at Oak Cottage, the house she bought after separating from her first husband. Visitors included Paul Tanqueray , Louis Marlow , Ralph Straus , Norman Haire , Fenner Brockway , and...
Friends, Associates Edith Craig
In the early 1930s—when the persecution of lesbians in general and Radclyffe Hall in particular was raging in the wake of The Well of Loneliness trial—EC , Christopher St John , and Clare Atwood
Friends, Associates Christopher St John
CSJ , Edith Craig , and Tony Atwood spent much time in the company of Radclyffe Hall and Una Troubridge , who were staying temporarily in Kent while their house was being renovated.
Cockin, Katharine. Edith Craig (1869-1947): Dramatic Lives. Cassell, 1998.
Leisure and Society Edith Craig
Radclyffe Hall and Una Troubridge , who lived nearby, were among those who attended the Barn Theatre performances.
Cockin, Katharine. Edith Craig (1869-1947): Dramatic Lives. Cassell, 1998.
Virginia Woolf 's letters to Vita Sackville-West reflect her interest in attending, though it is not...
Performance of text Colette
She was revising the novel at Rozven in Brittany (near St Malo) in July 1919.
Colette,. Lettres à Sa Fille, 1916-1953. Jouvenel, Anne deEditor , Gallimard, 2003.
A pocket edition appeared from a different publisher the same year.
OCLC WorldCat.
On 26 October 1930 the Stage Society in...
politics Naomi Jacob
Having at first been inclined to admire Mussolini , NJ had by summer 1935 recognized his Fascist regime as hateful. This was a bold stance to adopt at this date for someone resident in Italy...


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