Freya had a German governess until the age of eight, and then an Italian governess who stayed until she was fourteen.
Izzard, Molly. Freya Stark: A Biography. Hodder and Stoughton, 1993.
More importantly, Freya was close to her grandmother Madeleine Stark
, who read...
Family and Intimate relationships
's mother Flora Stark
was known as an indomitable personality, and had a profound effect on the development of her daughter's identity. She was the daughter of Madeleine
and William Stark
, and lived...